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Train chaos continues due to St Jude storm damage
8:44am Tuesday 29th October 2013 in News
COMMUTERS are being advised to check before travelling while the St Jude storm clean-up continues.
High winds brought down trees over train lines and damaged overhead cables making train travel difficult yesterday.
The disruptions were expected to continue throughout today.
Greater Anglia, which runs services in the region and to London, advise passengers not to travel unless absolutely necessary.
Services were suspended between Witham and Braintree this morning due to a tree on the line with a replacement bus service in operation.
Trains from Norwich through to London Liverpool Street experienced delays due to overhead wire damage at Ipswich.
No trains were run between Ipswich and Manningtree before 9am. A limited bus service was set up and a train shuttle bus was run between Manningtree and Colchester for passengers wishing to get to London.
Services were also suspended between Manningtree and Harwich and between Sudbury and Marks Tey with no replacement service due to overhead wire damage.
For more information call TrainTracker on 0871 200 49 50.
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