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 Ipswich and Stowmarket / Bury St Edmunds from Saturday evening on 23 June until 12:55 on Sunday 24 June

Start date
23/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Cambridge / Ipswich and Norwich

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Stowmarket / Bury St Edmunds from 00:30 on Sunday, until 12:55, closing all lines.


The 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service will terminate at Ipswich. A replacement bus will run between Ipswich and Norwich.


Until 12:55, buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Stowmarket, and also between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, with the following exceptions:

  • 07:00 Norwich to London Liverpool Street will start from Ipswich, and will be replaced by a bus between Norwich and Ipswich.
  • 07:32 Ipswich to Cambridge will be replaced by a bus between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.