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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze / Harwich Town / Ipswich on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January 

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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

Description

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

Colchester - Harwich Town / Ipswich:

Buses will replace trains between Colchester and Harwich Town / Ipswich.

Colchester - Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze:

Saturday from 08:00:

Buses replace trains between Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze and Colchester, calling at all stations except Colchester Town.

For Colchester Town, you can use local buses between Colchester and Colchester Town / Hythe.

Sunday until 21:00:

Buses replace trains between Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze and Colchester, calling at all stations except Colchester Town.

After 21:00, a normal train service will run.

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.