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Last updated:Today at 15:50
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Buses replace trains between Grays / Purfleet / Rainham and Upminster / Pitsea via Ockendon on Sunday 4 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Aug 2024 to 04 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

between Grays / Purfleet / Rainham and Upminster / Pitsea via Ockendon


Engineering work is taking place between Barking and Pitsea via Grays, and between Upminster and Pitsea via Ockendon, closing all lines.

No trains will run.

Bus replacements will run between:

  • Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet.

  • Upminster and Pitsea via Ockendon.

For Dagenham Dock, you can use London Bus routes EL2 and 287 between Barking / Rainham and Dagenham Dock.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.