Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January

Start date
12/01/2019  00:00
End date
13/01/2019 
Route affected
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Between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria, and also between Wickford and Southminster

 
TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Overhead wire renewal work is taking place between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Network Rail are replacing the overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line as part of a £46m investment. The wiring system currently in place along the route was installed in the 1950s and needs replacing to prevent frequent failures that cause delays, in order to improve reliability of the rail service.