UPDATED: Damage to overhead wires south of Diss causing delays on London to Norwich line repaired

Greater Anglia train at Diss railway station. Picture: Andrew Martin.
Greater Anglia train at Diss railway station. Picture: Andrew Martin.

Overhead wires which had been damaged, causing delays to rail services between London and Norwich, have been repaired.

The wires, between Stowmarket and Diss, had been damaged and caused delays and cancellations to numerous services along the line.

Network Rail engineers are going to the location of the damage to assess the situation and make repairs as quickly as possible

Greater Anglia spokesman

A spokesman for Greater Anglia said: “Train services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 10 minutes or revised.”

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