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 Manningtree and Ipswich on Sunday 20 May

Start date
20/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Liverpool Street and Ipswich

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Manningtree and Ipswich, closing all lines.

As a result, replacement buses will run between Manningtree and Ipswich for local customers.

Train services will operate between Ipswich and Norwich.

Please note:

Customers travelling direct between Colchester and Ipswich are advised ti use the express bus service between Colchester and Ipswich.

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.