Railway barriers stuck down on busy A-road

The railway barriers on the A1075 between Thetford and Watton are stuck down, causing long queues. P

The railway barriers on the A1075 between Thetford and Watton are stuck down, causing long queues. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

Drivers faced lengthy diversions after railway barriers malfunctioned and blocked a busy A-road.

The railway barriers on the A1075 between Thetford and Watton are stuck down, causing long queues. P

The railway barriers on the A1075 between Thetford and Watton are stuck down, causing long queues. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

The barriers on the A1075 between Watton and Thetford were stuck in the down position, forcing drivers travelling in both directions to turn around and seek alternative routes.

Engineers from Network Rail were at the crossing in an attempt to repair the fault, while officers from Norfolk police assisted and advised motorists.

The barriers were fixed and began working later on Monday afternoon.

For the latest travel information, check the EDP’s live traffic map.

https://twitter.com/NorfolkPolice/status/1282626848221024258?s=20

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