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Norfolk rail services back to normal after Level Xing accident


Norfolk rail services back to normal after crash

Rail services between Norwich, Cambridge and the north of England returned to normal at the weekend after a train hit a level crossing barrier near Thetford.

Commuters suffered hours of disruption after the East Midlands Trains service between Norwich and Liverpool struck the manned barrier at low speed at 4.20pm on Friday as it approached its stop at the Harling Road station in Larling.

The incident, which is being investigated by Network Rail and the Rail Accident Investigation Bureau, caused minor damage to the train. None of the 70 passengers or rail staff were injured.

Services along the west bound line had returned to normal by Saturday morning . Work was continuing to replace the level crossing barrier at Harling Road at the weekend.

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