Network Rail has shared plans for how it will spend more than £2 billion to improve train services in East Anglia between 2019 and 2024.
Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.
The train operator has cancelled 15 train services today due to track problems near London and the derailed freight train in Suffolk. See if your travel plans have been affected here.
Rail passengers travelling between Norwich and Ely are advised to check before they travel today (Friday, July 7) after signalling equipment was damaged by lightning.
The number of train cancellations in the region due to train faults has doubled in the last four years, it can be revealed.
There were delays on the trains and roads in Brandon this afternoon after a vehicle hit level crossing barriers.
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