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Train fault and crew absence blamed for London line morning cancellations

A Greater Anglia train. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

A Greater Anglia train. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN


A train fault and lack of available staff caused cancellations on trains to and from London this morning.

The 5.12am service from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street was cancelled due to a train fault.

The 7am train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich was also cancelled for the same reason.

The 8.06am from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich was then cancelled by Greater Anglia due to a member of train crew being unavailable.

The AA have reported heavy traffic in Ipswich town centre in two areas.

A 22-year-old man from Colchester, who also frequents Ipswich, is wanted by police.

Former Tractor Boys winger Kieron Dyer has spoken out to raise awareness of child abuse at an inaugural fundraising event.

Another royal baby is on the way, it was announced today. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are “very pleased” that Meghan is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019, Kensington Palace said.

A debate held in Ipswich urged members of the community to talk openly and to “role model reasonable debate” about issues relating to Israel.

A series of ‘super-surgeries’ is being explored in Suffolk which would bring a host of primary healthcare services together under one roof.

There’s going to be more unsettled conditions across Suffolk and Essex for the most part of the week.

Two vehicles came off the carriageways on the A12 and A14 this evening during the wet weather.

The sausages were sizzling and the crowds crammed into Framlingham for the eighth Sausage Festival yesterday which was hailed a huge success.

More potholes on Suffolk’s roads are set to be repaired as part of a fresh purge of highways problems, according to roads chiefs.

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