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 Shenfield and Hockley / Southend Victoria / Southminster after 22:25 each night from Monday 9 until Thursday 12 April

Start date
09/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Liverpool Street / Wickford and Southend Victoria / Southminster

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Work on the overhead power cables is taking place between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster, closing various lines from 22:25 each evening.

The last direct train to depart London Liverpool Street will be the 21:35 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 departs at 20:56. The last train from Southminster to Wickford departs 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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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


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.