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Last updated:Today at 19:13
Train companies affected:South Western Railway
Last updated:Yesterday at 02:21
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains between Ipswich and Colchester on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November  

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Engineering work details

Starts 20 Jan 2024 to 21 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich / Ipswich / Harwich Town / Harwich International and Colchester / London Liverpool Street


Engineering work is taking place between Ipswich and Colchester, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

As a result buses will replace trains between Ipswich and Colchester all weekend.

Trains will run between Norwich and Ipswich and between Colchester and Liverpool Lime Street. Trains will also run between Harwich Town and Manningtree.

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.