Rail delays after freight train breaks down between Ipswich and Manningtree

Train delays.

Train delays. - Credit: Archant

Rail commuters in Ipswich faced another morning of delays after a freight train broke down.

The train broke down between Ipswich and Manningtree on the Ipswich-bound line and had to return to Colchester, Abellio Greater Anglia said.

A number of services through Manningtree were delayed by up to 30 minutes from around 6am onwards before the line fully reopened at around 7.30am.

Disruption lasted until around 8.30am.