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 overnight midweek service at Southend Victoria and Southminster from Monday 19 until Thursday 22 February

Start date
19/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Shenfield and Hockley each night from 22:25. From 23:55, all lines will be closed between Shenfield and Southend Victoria, and between Wickford and Southminster.

The last through train to depart London Liverpool Street will be the 21:35 departure to Southend Victoria. The last departure from Southend Victoria will be at 21:30 for London Liverpool Street.

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

The last train from Southminster too Wickford will be at 21:31.

From 22:25, buses will operate between Shenfield and Hockley / Southminster.

From 23:55 buses will run between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

The 22:30 and 23:00 trains from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street will operate as buses from Hockley through to London Liverpool Street.

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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.