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 late night services between Wickford and Southminster, and between Shenfield and Southend Victoria from Monday 23 until Thursday 26 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
26/04/2018 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria, and between Wickford and Southminster

 
TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Late evening work on the overhead power cables is being undertaken between Wickford and Southminster, and between Shenfield and Hockley, closing all lines after 22:25.

Wickford - Southminster

The last trains each evening will be 20:56 Wickford to Southminster, and 21:31 Southminster to Wickford. After that, buses will run between Shenfield and Southminster, connecting with main line services at Shenfield.

London Liverpool Street - Southend Victoria

The last through trains each evening will be 21:35 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria, and 21:30 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street.

After 22:25, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Hockley.

After 23:55, buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria. Please note, the 00:15 and 00:50 (Tue-Fri) London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria services will not run. Customers can travel on London Liverpool Street to Colchester services, and change at Shenfield onto replacement buses.

The 22:30 and 23:00 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street services will be replaced by buses between Hockley and London Liverpool Street.

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

Bicycles:

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.