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 Ingatestone and Marks Tey and between Witham and Braintree on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September

Start date
22/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Liverpool Street and Braintree / Chelmsford / Clacton-on-Sea / Colchester / Harwich International / Ipswich

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Track work is taking place between Chelmsford and Marks Tey, closing all lines.

Non stop buses will replace trains between Ingatestone and Marks Tey. Buses will also operate between Witham and Braintree & between Chelmsford and Marks Tey (calling at all stations).

A revised train timetable will operate between Marks Tey and Sudbury / Clacton / Ipswich and Norwich. Shuttle train services will operate between Colchester and Colchester Town & Colchester and Walton-on-Naze & Manningtree and Harwich.

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.