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 Witham and Ipswich from Saturday 25 until Monday 27 August

Start date
25/08/2018  00:00
End date
27/08/2018 
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Ingatestone / Witham and Braintree / Sudbury / Colchester Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Harwich Town / Harwich International / Ipswich / Stowmarket / Norwich

 
TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chelmsford and Braintree / Sudbury and Ipswich, closing all lines.

Saturday and Monday:

Buses will replace trains between Witham and Ipswich, and also between Marks Tey and Sudbury.

Sunday:

The line between Chelmsford and Ipswich is closed. Buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • Ingatestone - Colchester / Manningtree / Ipswich
  • Chelmsford - Colchester (calling at all stations)
  • Witham - Braintree
  • Marks Tey - Sudbury
  • Manningtree - Harwich Town


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.