West Lynn bus service withdrawn due to overhanging trees

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Overhanging trees forced bus chiefs to suspend a service through West Lynn.

Norfolk Green withdrew its services in the village on Wednesday due to problems with trees causing a “hazard” .

Workers from Norfolk County Council’s highways department have now cut back the vegetation.

The services began to run as normal yesterday.

An email alert sent out by Norfolk Green to passengers stated on Wednesday: “We have to advise that currently we will not be operating any services into West Lynn village on either the 505 or 55.

“There are a number of low hanging trees along this section of the route and we have decided to withdraw our services from West Lynn until the works to trim them or the trees are no longer a hazard.”

A spokeswoman for the county council has confirmed that the trees have now been sorted.

She said: “We inspected a reported issue with trees on Tuesday and are working today to trim back overhanging branches which will allow services to return to normal.”

l Some roads in West Norfolk will be re-surfaced under a £9.2 million county council programme.

Work will start in the east of the county before moving in West Norfolk later in the year. Dates are to be announced nearer the time.

New surfacing helps to prevent pot holes.