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No trains between Witham and Shenfield from Wednesday 27 December to Monday 1 January 

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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


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

No trains will run between Witham and Shenfield.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Witham and Billericay (fast).

  • Witham and Billericay via Hatfield Peverel / Chelmsford.

  • Ingatestone and Chelmsford / Shenfield (for customers travelling to / from Ingatestone only).

Connecting train services will run between Billericay and Shenfield / Stratford / London Liverpool Street.

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.