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 Ingatestone and Colchester on Saturday 16 and until 21:15 on Sunday 17 October

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Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Colchester / Clacton-on-Sea / Ipswich / Norwich

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Greater Anglia

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

Replacement buses will run between Ingatestone and Colchester, and also between Witham and Braintree, and between Marks Tey and Sudbury.

Trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford only. A limited replacement bus service will run between Chelmsford and Colchester, for customers travelling to / from Chelmsford only. Other customers should use the Ingatestone - Colchester replacement buses.

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.