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.

No trains between Hackney Downs and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford via Tottenham Hale on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January

Start date
12/01/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Hertford East / Norwich

Stansted Express between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport

TOC(s) affected
Greater AngliaStansted Express

Engineering work is taking place between Hackney Downs and Hertford East / Cheshunt closing the line.

Until 12:00 on Sunday, Greater Anglia trains are diverted between Hackney Downs and Cheshunt via Seven Sisters and will not call at stations via Tottenham Hale.

Please note - After 12.00 Sunday, trains will run via Lea Valley / Tottenham Hale between Liverpool Street / Stratford and Cheshunt.

Customers at stations between Hackney Down and Cheshunt are advised to use alternative stations on the Seven Sisters line, which are within walking distance. A map showing walking distances between station can be found on the walking map for Lea Valley Stations.

Trains are then replaced by buses between Cheshunt and Hertford East / Bishops Stortford.

Customers for Lee Bridge should use London Buses between Lee Bridge and Stafford / Hackney Downs on any reasonable route.

Journey times will be extended by up to 60 minutes

Stansted Express trains are replaced by buses throughout.

Journey times will be extended by up to 25 minutes.  

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner


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.