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Last Updated: Sunday, 26 September, 2004, 10:10 GMT 11:10 UK
Pipe bomb rail alert ends
The alerts caused widespread roads disruption
The alerts caused widespread roads disruption
A railway line has reopened after being closed for two days because a pipe bomb fitted with a timer was found in east Belfast.

The device was found at Sydenham in east Belfast on Friday, while a second object found on the tracks was declared a hoax.

The Belfast to Bangor line was closed from Friday morning until Saturday evening.

It was one of a number of security alerts which caused widespread travel problems for commuters in the greater Belfast area on Friday.

A bus transfer was operating between Bangor and Central Station in Belfast.

BBC NI's Maggie Swarbrick:
"Passengers on the Enterprise service were bussed to Newry to board the train to Dublin"

Ciaran Rogan of Translink:
"It has been a difficult morning for commuters"

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