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Update: Lines reopen after signal fault causes delays on trains going through Ipswich station

17:32 31 January 2014

Services going through Ipswich train station are delayed

Services going through Ipswich train station are delayed

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Commuters trying to get home for the weekend have faced delays as signalling problems held up trains at Ipswich.

Services going through the station were being disrupted - including trains between Stowmarket and Ipswich.

A spokesperson for Greater Anglia said earlier that Network Rail engineers had been en-route to investigate the fault.

The first train to be delayed was the 4pm Norwich to Liverpool Street service - it ran about 15 minutes late.

Congestion on the lines through the station began to ease by 6.30pm.

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  • Why don't you just report when they are NOT disrupted - now that would be news !

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    Victor Meldrew

    Friday, January 31, 2014

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