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.

Amended service to and from London Liverpool Street via Shenfield on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March

Start date
02/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between Southend Victoria / Colchester Town / Clacton-on-Sea / Walton-on-the-Naze / Ipswich / Norwich and London Liverpool Street, and also between Southminster and Wickford

TfL Rail between Gidea Park / Shenfield and London Liverpool Street

TOC(s) affected
Greater AngliaTfL Rail

Work on the overhead power cables is taking place between Romford and London Liverpool Street, and also between Southend Victoria / Southminster and Shenfield, closing various lines.

Greater Anglia

Trains will not run between Shenfield / Southend Victoria and London Liverpool Street.

Buses will be provided to run between Ingatestone / Southend Victoria and Newbury Park, where customers may connect with London Underground Central line services to and from Stratford and London Liverpool Street.

Buses will also be provided to run between Southminster and Wickford.

TfL Rail

No trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

A replacement bus service will run between:

  • Romford and Stratford, calling at all stations except Maryland.
  • Shenfield to Newbury Park (London Underground station).

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground Central Line services between Newbury Park and Stratford / London Liverpool Street.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.