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.

Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Hockley / Southminster after 22.25 from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February

Start date
12/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Southminster

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Shenfield and Hockley from 22.25 each evening, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Hockley / Southminster.

The 00.15 and 00.50 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria services will not operate. Passengers for Southend Victoria should travel on the 00.18 and 00.50 London Liverpool Street to Colchester services and change at Shenfield for replacement buses.

The 22.30 and 23.00 services from Hockley to London Liverpool Street will operate as a bus service.

Check before you travel:

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


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.