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Network Rail and Greater Anglia have announced the dates when the Great Eastern Main Line between Norwich and Ipswich will be closed for repairs.
To reduce closure and downtime, Network Rail have combined a number of maintenance tasks across the line, such as fitting 1.5 miles of new rail.
This work should hopefully increase punctuality along the line for passengers.
Work takes place on the following weekends:
Buses will operate on a number of routes on different days:
Rail replacement bus services will be running, with more information on these can be found on Greater Anglia’s website or National Rail Enquiries’ website
Network Rail’s Route Director for Anglia Ellie Burrows said: “This work is crucial to prevent delays and cancellations from track faults between Norwich and Ipswich, which will benefit all passengers travelling on the Great Eastern Main Line. I’d like to thank passengers for their patience while we carry out this work.”
Greater Anglia Managing Director Jamie Burles said: “This work will help improve punctuality on one of the key routes on our network. Rail replacement buses will operate while this work takes place, to ensure passengers are able to complete their journeys.
“We would like to thank customers for their patience while this essential work takes place.
“Government advice at the moment is to stay at home and to only travel for essential reasons such as work, medical appointments and other legally permissible reasons. Our Safer Travel pledge highlights everything we are currently doing to help keep customers safe while travelling with us.”
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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