Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 0°C

Search

Travel: Train fault cancels service from Norwich to London Liverpool Street, calling at Diss, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Manningtree and Colchester

07:02 04 July 2014

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

Archant

Commuters in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex may face delays this morning after a train fault forced the cancellation of a service to London.

shares

Abellio Greater Anglia has cancelled its 6.24am Norwich to London Liverpool Street service.

The train had been due to call at Diss, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Manningtree, Colchester and London Liverpool Street

shares

3 comments

  • The standard of so-called "service" provided by this completely inept Train Operators cannot get much worse surely? Literally Day in, Day out notifications of delays, cancellations and appalling service. I get their text advices of such things and have started keeping them as a record as people from elsewhere just can't believe its this bad. The latest common failure is shortage of trainstrain failures. Well get more trains, they are there if they are prepared to pay to hire them (which they're not!) and maintain the ones you've got better. But as always to protect bottom line for shareholders, short cuts are taken and cutbacks are made. A group of my fellow travellers and I are now seriously looking at car share on a rotation to Upminster each day and then get a reliable train from there on a Travelcard! The Dutch outfit we have should be removed without compensation, just like they treat their "customers" (plus they now have the audacity to self-promote themselves by sticking that ridiculous name "Shambellio" in front of every announcement and branding. Pathetic!)

    Report this comment

    Weary Traveller

    Friday, July 4, 2014

  • Virtually every day there is some form of delay !, yet they 'massage' the figures of so called performance !, as I have said before, 'Privatisation' isn't working !, paying dividends to shareholders whilst the travelling public suffer is criminal !, and I haven't even mentioned about 'standing' all the way to Liverpool Street !, daylight robbery !

    Report this comment

    freedomf

    Friday, July 4, 2014

  • Is this the same set that failed on Wednesday as well? This is hardly news it is an everyday occurrence.

    Report this comment

    trevorwoolnough

    Friday, July 4, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Library image.

Emergency services were sent to a serious two-car crash in Ipswich last night.

Warren Hill at Hollesley Bay

A Hollesley Bay absconder who went missing on Wednesday January 27 has been detained in Hertfordshire.

Len Phoenix with his latest swimming medals taking his total to over 1000.

Our photographers travel across Suffolk and north Essex, recording the events of the week.

Haughley Park was a blanket of white on the morning of January 17.

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning for possible snow and ice across the region today and tomorrow.

St Elizabeth Hospice launch of a brand new challenge to win your wedding at Glemham Hall

Couples waiting to tie the knot can enter a competition run by St Elizabeth Hospice to have their big day all paid for.

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester. Library image.

Late running engineering works are causing residual delays to rail services in Suffolk and Essex this morning.

30mph sign in Brantham on A137

A man in his 80s has died following a crash on the A137 in Brantham last night.

Woodbridge's Shire Hall

The county’s crime chief was in the hot seat at a public meeting to discuss the impact of changes to policing on a Suffolk town.

Eve Riches' guide dog Jet was attacked while walking from Colchester station to the Sixth Form College where she works.

A blind woman has described the “frightening” moment a Husky attacked her guide dog in Colchester.

The Belstead House in Pinweood, Ipswich.

Frustrated councillors who object to plans to build 155 homes in their parish are threatening legal action against planners.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24