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 Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft from Saturday 10 until Sunday 18 February

Start date
10/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Major engineering work is taking place between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft for a full 9 days. In addition buses will replace trains between Beccles and Lowestoft on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 & Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February.

The replacement buses cannot call at Haddiscoe or Somerleyton stations. Customers at these stations can use the Help Point to arrange onward travel.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.