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Last updated:Yesterday at 06:29
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains between Witham and Chelmsford / Ingatestone on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 02 Dec 2023 to 03 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Greater Anglia between Norwich / Ipswich / Clacton-on-Sea / Colchester / Braintree and London Liverpool Street


Engineering work is taking place between Witham and Chelmsford, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Train services from Norwich, Ipswich, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and Braintree will start / terminate at Witham.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Witham and Ingatestone (for customers travelling to / from London)

  • Witham and Chelmsford (calling at Hatfield Peverel, for Hatfield Peverel and Chelmsford customers only)

Connecting train services will operate between Chelmsford and London Liverpool Street via Ingatestone. These will also serve Shenfield and Stratford.

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.