Signalling fault causes delays on north Norfolk train lines

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Replacement buses are on route after a fault with a signalling system near North Walsham. - Credit: Archant

Train passengers are facing disruption and service cancellations due to problems with signalling.  

Replacement buses are en route after a fault with a signalling system near North Walsham, causing some north Norfolk lines to be blocked.  

The problem is also disrupting trains on the Sheringham branch lines.  

In a tweet by Greater Anglia, on Monday August 2, they wrote: “A signalling problem near #NorthWalsham is disrupting trains on the Sheringham branch line.

“Network Rail are currently on site attempting to fix the issue.  


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“2 x buses are on route to Norwich. 1 x bus on route to Sheringham ETA 13.30.” 

It was followed by another tweet, which said: “Due to a fault with the signalling system at #NorthWalsham, some lines are blocked. 

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“Train services running through this station may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 15:30.” 

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