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.

Amended late night midweek service to and from Colchester from Monday 19 until Wednesday 21 November

Start date
19/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Colchester

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place each night from 01:10 until 04:40, closing some lines between Witham and Colchester.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 00:18 and 00:50 London Liverpool Street to Colchester trains will terminate at Witham. Buses will be provided between Witham and Colchester.

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.