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Buses replace trains between Cambridge North / Ely and Ipswich and between Ipswich and Norwich on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 16 Mar 2024 to 17 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Norwich and

between Peterborough / Cambridge and Ipswich


Engineering work is taking place between Cambridge / Ely and Ipswich, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Cambridge North / Ely and Ipswich.

  • Ipswich and Norwich.

Connecting trains will operate between Cambridge North and Cambridge, and between Ely and Peterborough.

For those travelling between Norwich station and London Liverpool Street whom wish to avoid the engineering work, a small number of extra 'relief' trains are being provided between Norwich and Cambridge on Saturday and Sunday (via the Thetford route) which connect with Greater Anglia West Anglia services between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street. These 'relief' services are expected to be busy, however.

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.