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 evening trains between Wickford and Southend Victoria from Monday 1 to Wednesday 3 October

Start date
01/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Wickford and Southend Victoria, closing lines from 21:25.

The last trains to run will be:

  • The 21:00 Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street.
  • The 20:13 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria (this is the last train to call at Rayleigh, Hockley, Rochford, Southend Airport and Prittlewell).
  • The 20:35 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria (this train will run non-stop from Wickford to Southend Victoria - change at Wickford for buses to intermediate stations).

From 21:25, buses will replace trains between Wickford and Southend Victoria (with the exception of the 00:15 and 00:50 services below).

The 00:15 and 00:50 London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria services will terminate at Shenfield. Replacement buses will run 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.