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Last updated:Today at 15:05
Train companies affected:CrossCountry, LNER, Lumo, TransPennine Express

Buses replace trains between Colchester and Walton-on-the-Naze / Clacton-on-Sea on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 20 Jan 2024 to 21 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Colchester and Walton-on-the-Naze / Clacton-on-Sea


Engineering work is taking place between Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

From 08:00 on Saturday until 21:00 on Sunday buses will replace trains between Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze (these will not call at Colchester Town).

On Saturday, you should use local buses to complete your journey if you are travelling to / from Colchester Town.

On Sunday Colchester Town is not served by trains so no replacement service will be offered.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.