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 Norwich and Lowestoft on Sunday 22 April

Start date
22/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Norwich / Ipswich and Lowestoft

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Brundall and Reedham, closing all lines.

As a result, no trains will run between Norwich and Lowestoft. Customers travelling to / from Lowestoft should use the replacement buses which run between Norwich and Lowestoft.

Customers travelling to Brundall Gardens and Brundall should use the Norwich to Great Yarmouth train service. Customers travelling to Cantley and Reedham should also use this service, and change at Acle for bus services to / from Cantley and Reedham.

The 22:02 Ipswich to Lowestoft will terminate at Saxmundham, a replacement bus will run between Saxmundham and Lowestoft.

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:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway.