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 Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft / Beccles on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March

Start date
30/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between Norwich and Great Yarmouth / Lowestoft and between Ipswich and Lowestoft

TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Norwich and Lowestoft / Great Yarmouth, and also between Beccles and Lowestoft, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between:

  • Norwich and Great Yarmouth.
  • Norwich and Lowestoft.
  • Beccles and Lowestoft.

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:

Network Rail are replacing the old mechanical signalling equipment with modern technology using colour LED signals. They are also replacing manually operated switches with powered switches controlled by a remote computer based signalling system.

Track layout at several locations will also be improved to cater for increasing capacity and reliability demands of a modern railway