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 late night Greater Anglia service from Monday 9 until Wednesday 11 April

Start date
09/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street / Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-Naze

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea, closing some lines.

The 22:56 Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze will be diverted to Clacton-on-Sea. A rail replacement bus will operate from Thorpe-le-Soken to Kirby Cross, Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze.

The 23:18 Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea service will terminate at Colchester with a rail replacement bus forward to Wivenhoe, Alresford, Great Bentley, Thorpe-le-Soken and Clacton-on-Sea.

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:

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