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 Hythe and Colchester from Saturday 31 March until Monday 2 April

Start date
31/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze and Colchester / London Liverpool Street

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Hythe and Colchester, closing all lines.

Services between Walton-on-the-Naze and Colchester will run between Walton-on-the-Naze and Thorpe-le-Soken. Services between Clacton-on-Sea and Colchester / London Liverpool Street will be amended to run to Colchester Town.

Replacement buses will run between Hythe and Colchester station.

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.


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.

Location Map:

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

Project Information:

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