Lines blocked as train breaks down at Norwich station

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Disruption to and from Norwich station following a train fault has come to an end - Credit: Archant

Disruption at Norwich railway station which saw a number of lines blocked has come to an end. 

Greater Anglia said on Wednesday afternoon that an empty train near the Norwich depot had developed a fault, blocking some routes into the station. 

Norwich City Centre, Norwich train station exterior Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Disruption to and from Norwich station following a train fault has come to an end - Credit: Archant

Services running to and from Norwich were expected to be cancelled, delayed or revised.

The rail operator added that the faulty train would "need to be rescued". 

Among the services cancelled was the 2.57pm from Lowestoft to Norwich, due to arrive in the city at 3.33pm.

Meanwhile, the 3.46pm Sheringham to Norwich service started at Cromer instead, while the 3.48pm Lowestoft to Norwich service was running a few minutes late. 

However, Greater Anglia informed passengers at around 3.30pm that disruption had ended.

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A service from Lowestoft to Norwich was cancelled due to the fault - Credit: Archant

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