Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Ingatestone and Colchester on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 September

Start date
25/09/2021 
End date
26/09/2021 
Route affected
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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Colchester / Clapton-on-Sea / Ipswich / Norwich

 
TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chelmsford and Colchester, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Ingatestone and Colchester.
  • Witham and Braintree.
  • Marks Tey and Sudbury.

 

Trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford. A limited number of replacement buses will run between Chelmsford and Colchester, for customers travelling to / from Chelmsford. Customers travelling from other stations should change between buses and trains at Ingatestone.

On Sunday before 11:30, trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Ingatestone only. Customers to / from Chelmsford can use buses between Ingatestone and Chelmsford only.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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