Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.
More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.
Catching the train should be a stress free way of travelling across the county but for thousands of commuters in Norfolk this just simply is not the case.
It’s been a torrid year for rail passengers, hit by strikes, timetable changes and now fare increases.
Planned engineering work is continuing as part of a major signalling upgrade on the Wherry Lines from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.
The “almost daily” cancellation of early morning train services between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is damaging the seaside town, councillors have claimed.
A busy Norfolk road will be shut through rush hour after a car crashed into a railway bridge.
Network Rail will train its sights this autumn on combatting leaves which fall on the line and cause delays.
A £68m signalling upgrade will see no trains run between Great Yarmouth and Reedham for at least six months.
A community will be giving back to their hero in need, who worked around the clock to keep residents and their homes safe during The Marrams coastal erosion crisis.
Holidaymakers are warning they might not return to a Norfolk gem after getting stranded following failures of three bridges.
Multiple train journeys between Norwich and London will be badly affected today because of a “major track fault”.
A claim that the Norwich in 90 minutes train time ambition by Greater Anglia could hit the buffers has been refuted by an MP and the train operator.
The ambition to have 90 minute train times between Norwich and London is in doubt, it has been claimed.
When faced with a long train journey, it can often be tricky for commuters to think of how to pass the time.
A broken down train has prevented the minister responsible for the country’s transport system from visiting the Great Yarmouth area today.
Transformation of Yarmouth line
Train services are expected to run as normal tomorrow after a day of snow disruption.
Forecasted heavy snow fall and sub-zero temperatures has forced Greater Anglia to put in place a contingency plan which could see trains cancelled across Norfolk and Suffolk.
I have no problem with railway works being done over school holidays - without school runs in the morning, when better to make use of replacement buses?
The closure of train services between Norwich, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth continues this weekend for signalling improvements.
Network Rail has shared plans for how it will spend more than £2 billion to improve train services in East Anglia between 2019 and 2024.
A decision to replace all train services between Great Yarmouth and Norwich over the half term has been defended, with the message that the works need to be done.
No trains will run on two major routes from Norwich for nine days this month, with replacement bus services instead taking on the mantle.
Commuters and passengers on Greater Anglia trains to and from Norwich are facing cancellations or delays because of problems on the line.
A postcode lottery for Norfolk in the trial of a new ‘Millennial’ 26-30 railcard will be fixed after patches in availability were found.
Greater Anglia is reassuring customers that the railway is open for travel this Christmas despite engineering works taking place on the Norwich to London line.
Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.
Network Rail is carrying out nine days of intensive engineering works to upgrade signals on the Norwich to Lowestoft and Norwich to Great Yarmouth routes, starting this weekend.