Future engineering work

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Amended service between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria / Colchester on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 December

Start date
27/12/2021 
End date
28/12/2021 
Route affected

Between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield / Colchester / Southend Victoria / Braintree / Ipswich / Norwich

 
TOC(s) affected
Greater Anglia
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Colchester.

Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Ipswich between the following times:

  • Until 07:30 on Monday.
  • From 00:30 until 07:30 on Monday night / Tuesday morning.
  • From 00:30 until the end of service Tuesday night / Wednesday morning.

 

Two trains per hour will operate between:

  • London Liverpool Street and Shenfield (bus connections available to Colchester).
  • London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria.

 

There will be an hourly service between:

  • Colchester and Norwich.
  • Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea.
  • Colchester and Ipswich.
  • Manningtree and Harwich Town.
  • Wickford and Southminster.

 

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.