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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Witham and Colchester from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 15 Apr 2024 to 18 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Colchester / Ipswich

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Witham and Colchester, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

Monday to Wednesday:

The 23:02 London Liverpool Street to Ipswich service will terminate at Colchester. For Manningtree / Ipswich, you should change at Colchester for the 23:30 London Liverpool Street to Norwich service.

The 23:48 London Liverpool Street to Colchester service will terminate at Witham. A replacement bus will run from Witham to Colchester.

Tuesday to Thursday:

The 00:18 London Liverpool Street to Colchester service will terminate at Witham. A replacement bus will run from Witham to Colchester.

The 00:46 London Liverpool Street to Colchester service will terminate at Witham. A replacement bus will run from Witham to Colchester.

The 04:43 Colchester to London Liverpool Street service will start from Witham at 05:00. A replacement bus will run from Colchester earlier at 04:10 to Witham, connecting with the amended train service.

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.