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 Greater Anglia trains from Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5 April

Start date
02/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Greater Anglia routes

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Greater Anglia network closing some lines.

Tuesday and Wednesday, from 23:30 buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Norwich.

Tuesday to Thursday from 22:25, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southminster / Hockley (some buses will be extended to run to Southend Victoria.

Some trains from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria will not run. Customers should use alternative trains to Shenfield then replacement buses to Southend Victoria.

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.

Project Information:

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