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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely / Cambridge from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Mar 2024 to 01 Apr 2024

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge / Stansted Airport

East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham and Norwich

Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Kings Lynn

Greater Anglia to / from / via Cambridge

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Cambridge, closing various lines.

CrossCountry:

Friday:

Buses will replace trains between Ely and Cambridge.

Saturday and Monday:

Buses will replace trains between Ely and Cambridge / Stansted Airport.

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Cambridge North via March and Ely.

East Midlands Railway

Sunday only:

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will only run between Liverpool Lime Street and Peterborough.

Rail replacement buses will run between Peterborough and Norwich.

Greater Anglia:

Friday and Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between Cambridge and Ely (via Cambridge North).

Buses will replace trains between Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds (via Newmarket).

London Liverpool Street to Cambridge North train services will terminate at Cambridge.

Stansted Airport to Norwich train services will operate between Stansted Airport and Cambridge, and between Ely and Norwich.

Ipswich to Peterborough train services will call additionally at Kennett.

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Cambridge North and Norwich.

  • Peterborough and Bury St Edmunds.

Monday:

Buses will replace trains between Ely and Cambridge North all day.

Connecting train services will operate between Cambridge North and London Liverpool Street via Cambridge.

The Norwich to Stansted Airport train service will operate between Norwich and Ely, and between Cambridge and Stansted Airport.

Great Northern:

Friday and Saturday:

Buses replace trains between Cambridge and Ely.

Sunday and Monday:

Buses replace trains between Cambridge North and Ely / Downham Market.

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.