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 24 February

Start date
24/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge / Stansted Airport

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

Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Colchester / Ipswich

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsGreater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Ely, and as a result, all lines will be closed.

Buses will replace CrossCountry train services between Peterborough and Ely.

Greater Anglia services will be replaced by buses between Peterborough and Ely.

East Midlands Trains services between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Peterborough only. Replacement buses will run between Peterborough and Norwich.

A shuttle train service will run between Ely and Norwich.

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


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.