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Travel: Train delays and flooding lead to pre-match disruption

PUBLISHED: 14:33 04 January 2014 | UPDATED: 16:06 04 January 2014

Trains delayed due to signalling problem

Trains delayed due to signalling problem

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Football supporters faced delays on the way to today’s FA Cup match at Portman Road.

Train passengers faced disruption due to signalling problems at Stowmarket, meaning some fans faced a rush to get to the ground in time for kick-off.

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