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Train companies affected:South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Ipswich / Harwich Town and Colchester on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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


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

Trains will operate between Norwich and Ipswich and between Colchester and Liverpool Lime Street.

Rail replacement buses will run between Ipswich / Harwich Town and Colchester.

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.