Future engineering work

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Amended service between Shenfield and Southminster / Southend Victoria from 22:25 on Monday 15 Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 January

Start date
15/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between London Liverpool Street and Southminster / Southend Victoria and also between Wickford and Southminster

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Work on the overhead power cables is being undertaken between Shenfield and Hockley, closing the line after 22:25 on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The Southminster line will also be closed.

Engineering work scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled, and a normal evening service will run.

The last direct service to Southend Victoria will depart London Liverpool Street at 21:35.

The last service to Southminster will depart Wickford at 20:56.

From 22:25 each night, road transport will run between Shenfield and Hockley / Southminster.

Further alterations will be made after 23:55, with road transport extended to run between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

Some late night services will also be cancelled throughout. Customers should take alternative trains to Shenfield to connect with the road transport.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


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