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 c2c service on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

Start date
11/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
TOC(s) affected

Bridge and tunnel maintenance and work on the signalling equipment is taking place between Barking and London Liverpool Street, closing all lines. Engineering work is also taking place between Barking and Grays via Rainham.

As a result of the line closures, the following alterations will apply:

  • Trains will not run between Barking and London Fenchurch Street. Trains that usually run between Shoeburyness and London Fenchurch Street will be diverted to run to / from London Liverpool Street. 
  • c2c services that usually run to and from London Liverpool Street will be retimed.
  • Trains between Southend Central and London Liverpool Street will be amended to run between Southend Central and Grays only.
  • Trains between Grays and London Fenchurch Street will be amended to run between Grays and Upminster via Ockendon.
  • Buses will replace trains between Grays and Barking via Rainham.

Ticket acceptance:

To help complete your journey, you may use your ticket to travel on:

  • Docklands Light Railway services between Stratford, Poplar, Limehouse and Tower Gateway
  • London Underground District Line services between Upminster, Barking and Tower Hill / West Ham
  • London Underground Jubilee Line services between West Ham and Stratford

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.