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Buses replace late night trains between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze on Saturday 3 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 03 Aug 2024 to 03 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

22:56 Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze

23:18 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea


Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea/Walton-on-the-Naze, closing all lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 22:56 Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze service will be diverted to terminate at Clacton-on-Sea. A rail replacement bus service will run between Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze, calling at Kirby Cross and Frinton-on-Sea.

  • The 23:18 London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea service will terminate at Colchester. A rail replacement bus service will run between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea, calling at Hythe, Wivenhoe, Alresford, Great Bentley and Thorpe-le-Soken.

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.