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 each night from 21:20 between Wickford and Southend Victoria from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 September

Start date
17/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Work on the overhead power cables is being undertaken between Wickford and Southend Victoria, closing all lines from 21:20.

The last trains to run will be:

  • 20:35, 00:15 and 00:50 from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria
  • 21:00 from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street


Aside from these services, buses will operate between Wickford and Southend Victoria. These services will be replaced by bus from Shenfield to Southend Victoria.

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.