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 Ely and Peterborough on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge / Stansted Airport also between Stansted Airport and Gloucester

East Midlands Railway between Norwich and Nottingham / Sheffield / Liverpool Lime Street

Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich / Colchester

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayGreater Anglia

Engineering work is taking place between Ely and Peterborough, resulting in the closure of some lines.


On Saturday buses will replace trains between Ely and Manea.

On Sunday buses will replace trains between Ely and Peterborough, calling at all stations.

East Midlands Railway

Buses replace trains between Norwich and Peterborough.

Greater Anglia

Buses replace trains between Ely and Peterborough all weekend.

Check before you travel:

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

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.