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Buses replace trains between Manningtree and Ipswich / Stowmarket on Sunday 28 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street / Cambridge / Peterborough / Lowestoft and Ipswich / Norwich / Harwich International


Engineering work is taking place between Colchester and Stowmarket, closing some lines.

Trains from London Liverpool Street will terminate at Colchester, connecting into rail replacement buses forward to Ipswich and Stowmarket.

At Stowmarket, connecting trains till operate forward to Diss and Norwich, as well as between Stowmarket and Cambridge/Peterborough via Bury St Edmunds

An hourly train service will operate between Colchester and Harwich Town, via Manningtree.

An hourly rail replacement bus service will also operate between Manningtree and Ipswich.

Buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Stowmarket all day.

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.