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 Hackney Downs and Walthamstow Central on Sunday 25 March

Start date
25/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge / Cambridge North

London Overground between London Liverpool Street and Chingford

Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

TOC(s) affected
Greater AngliaLondon OvergroundStansted Express

Engineering work is taking place in the Clapton area, closing all lines.

Greater Anglia and Stansted Express trains are diverted between London Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale via Stratford (not calling) slightly extending journey times.

London Overground trains are replaced by buses between Hackney Downs and Walthamstow Central. You may also use your London Overground ticket on London Underground via any reasonable route.

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:

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