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Rail services delayed after vehicle crashes into bridge

PUBLISHED: 11:13 18 October 2018 | UPDATED: 11:13 18 October 2018

Services between Harwich and Manningtree have been affected Picture: PETER WILES

Services between Harwich and Manningtree have been affected Picture: PETER WILES

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A vehicle hitting a bridge in north Essex is causing rail service delays.

Greater Anglia said its services between Manningtree and Harwich had been affected by the incident.

The 10.28am Harwich Town to Manningtree was delayed at Harwich International, which delayed the service by 20 minutes.

“This is due to a vehicle striking a bridge,” Greater Anglia said.

A spokesman said the bridge was between Manningtree and Mistley.

The 11am Manningtree to Harwich service was also late starting from Manningtree due to the incident.

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