Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service between Shenfield and Southminster / Southend Victoria from 22:25 each night from Monday 22 until Thursday 25 January

Start date
22/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

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 and between Wickford and Southminster, closing the line after 22:25.

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

The 22:30 and 23:00 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street services will run as a bus service from Hockley through to London Liverpool Street.

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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