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.

No trains from Grays to Barking via Purfleet from Monday 22 to Friday 26 July

Start date
22/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Shoeburyness / Southend Central / Pitsea / Grays to London Fenchurch Street via Purfleet

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place from Grays to Barking via Purfleet. The line will be closed in that direction only all day from Monday 22 to Friday 26 July.

Trains will not run from Grays to London Fenchurch Street via Purfleet in that direction. (Trains will run as normal from London Fenchurch Street to Grays.)

How are c2c helping you complete your journey?

Replacement buses will run from Grays to Dagenham Dock, calling at Purfleet and Rainham. Buses will also run from Grays to Upminster, calling at Chafford Hundred and Ockendon. The bus service will be strengthened during the morning and evening peak times.

A circular London Fenchurch Street - Rainham - Grays - Ockendon - London Fenchurch Street service will run all week.

If you are travelling from Purfleet, Rainham or Dagenham Dock to London Fenchurch Street, you should take a train to Grays, changing there for onward connections to London Fenchurch Street. 

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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 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.

Project Information:

TfL are extending the London Overground service to Barking Riverside to support more homes and economic growth in the region. Engineering work is required to construct a junction between the existing railway line and the new extension. You can find more information on the alterations to c2c services here.