Greater Anglia Status | Buses replace trains between Billericay and Witham on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April





Updated at: 05-Feb-2024 11:30:44: AM

Operator:  Greater Anglia

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Routes affected:

Between London Liverpool Street and Braintree / Clacton-on-Sea / Colchester / Ipswich / Norwich

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Shenfield / Billericay to Witham, closing all lines.

Train services from Norwich, Ipswich, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and Braintree will terminate at Witham, connecting into the following rail replacement bus routes:

  • Fast buses: Witham to Billericay, for London bound travelers, taking approximately 50 minutes.
  • Stopper buses: Witham to Billericay via Hatfield Peverel and Chelmsford; taking approximately 1 hour 5 minutes.

Connecting train services will operate between Billericay and London Liverpool Street, serving Shenfield and Stratford. Services to / from Southend Victoria and Southminster will be retimed.

For passengers travelling to / from Ingatestone station, a shuttle bus service will operate between:

  • Chelmsford and Ingatestone
  • Ingatestone and Shenfield.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 02-Feb-2024 13:45:32: PM

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