Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely on Sunday 17 February

Start date
17/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport

East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Sheffield / Nottingham and Ely / Norwich

Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsGreater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Ely on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February, closing all lines.


Rail replacement transport will operate between Peterborough and Ely / March.

East Midlands Trains

Buses run between Peterborough and Norwich.

Trains will run between Ely and Norwich.

Greater Anglia

Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Ely.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry or Greater Anglia, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with East Midlands Trains, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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


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:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.