Greater Anglia services during Christmas and New Year 2021/2022

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Greater Anglia will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

This information is subject to change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please check before you travel.

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Thursday 23 December

 

Normal service.

Friday 24 December

 

On Christmas Eve, an early shutdown of all services will apply.

No trains will operate after approximately 22:30, with the exception of Stansted Express services.

Saturday 25 December

 

No service on Christmas Day.

Sunday 26 December

 

On Boxing Day, no trains will operate on Greater Anglia routes with the exception of Stansted Express services.

Monday 27 December

 

London Liverpool Street - Ipswich / Norwich / Clacton:

Due to engineering work:

  • Two trains per hour will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield
  • Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Colchester
  • Hourly train service will operate between Colchester and Norwich, Colchester and Clacton, Colchester and Ipswich
  • Hourly train service will operate between Manningtree and Harwich Town.

London Liverpool Street - Shenfield / Southend Victoria / Southminster:

Two trains per hour will operate between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria.

Hourly train service will run between Wickford and Southminster.

London Liverpool Street / Stratford - Hertford East / Stansted Airport / Cambridge:

A Saturday-style service will operate.

Due to engineering work, Bishops Stortford to Stratford and Meridian Water to Stratford services are cancelled, with Hertford East to Stratford services diverting into London Liverpool Street. Hertford East and Cambridge to London Liverpool Street services will have additional stops at Meridian Water and Northumberland Park.

Norwich and Ipswich branch lines:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Tuesday 28 December

 

London Liverpool Street - Ipswich / Norwich / Clacton:

Due to engineering work:

  • Two trains per hour will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield
  • Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Colchester
  • Hourly train service will operate between Colchester and Norwich, Colchester and Clacton, Colchester and Ipswich
  • Hourly train service will operate between Manningtree and Harwich Town.

London Liverpool Street - Shenfield / Southend Victoria / Southminster:

Two trains per hour will operate between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria.

Hourly train service will run between Wickford and Southminster.

London Liverpool Street / Stratford - Hertford East / Stansted Airport / Cambridge:

A Saturday-style service will operate.

Due to engineering work, Bishops Stortford to Stratford and Meridian Water to Stratford services are cancelled, with Hertford East to Stratford services diverting into London Liverpool Street. Hertford East and Cambridge to London Liverpool Street services will have additional stops at Meridian Water and Northumberland Park.

Norwich and Ipswich branch lines:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Wednesday 29 December

 

A Saturday-style service will operate on all Greater Anglia routes.

Thursday 30 December

 

A Saturday-style service will operate on all Greater Anglia routes.

Friday 31 December

 

A Saturday-style service will operate on all Greater Anglia routes.

Saturday 1 January 2022

 

London Liverpool Street - Ipswich / Norwich / Clacton and branches:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Hourly shuttle services will operate on the Harwich / Walton / Colchester Town / Sudbury / Braintree branches.

London Liverpool Street - Shenfield / Southend Victoria / Southminster:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Hourly train service will run between Wickford and Southminster.

London Liverpool Street / Stratford - Hertford East / Stansted Airport / Cambridge:

Due to engineering work:

  • Buses replace trains between Audley End and Cambridge North
  • Bishops Stortford to Stratford and Meridian Water to Stratford services are cancelled, with Hertford East to Stratford services diverting into London Liverpool Street. Hertford East and Audley End to London Liverpool Street services will have additional stops at Meridian Water and Northumberland Park.

Norwich and Ipswich branch lines:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Sunday 2 January

 

Sunday service, subject to engineering work:

Due to engineering work, Bishops Stortford to Stratford and Meridian Water to Stratford services are cancelled, with Hertford East to Stratford services diverting into London Liverpool Street. 

Hertford East and Cambridge to London Liverpool Street services will have additional stops at Meridian Water and Northumberland Park.

Monday 3 January

 

London Liverpool Street - Ipswich / Norwich / Clacton and branches:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Hourly shuttle services will operate on the Harwich / Walton / Colchester Town / Sudbury / Braintree branches.

London Liverpool Street - Shenfield / Southend Victoria / Southminster:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

Hourly train service will run between Wickford and Southminster.

London Liverpool Street / Stratford - Hertford East / Stansted Airport / Cambridge:

A Saturday-style service will operate.

Due to engineering work:

  • Bishops Stortford to Stratford and Meridian Water to Stratford services are cancelled, with Hertford East to Stratford services diverting into London Liverpool Street. 
  • Hertford East and Cambridge to London Liverpool Street services will have additional stops at Meridian Water and Northumberland Park.

Norwich and Ipswich branch lines:

A Sunday-style service will operate.

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Last updated:   28 September 2021