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 late night / early morning trains between Witham and Colchester from Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 March

Start date
13/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Colchester

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Witham and Ipswich, closing all lines overnight.

As a result, the 00:18 and 00:50 London Liverpool Street to Colchester services will terminate at Witham. Replacement buses will run from Witham to Colchester.

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 typing in your station here.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map


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.