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 in the Upminster area on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

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c2c between London Liverpool Street / London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central / Thorpe Bay / Shoeburyness

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Engineering work is taking place between Barking and Pitsea via Rainham, and between Upminster and Grays via Ockenden, closing various lines over the weekend.


Buses will replace trains between Upminster and Pitsea via Laindon.


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Upminster and Pitsea via Laindon.
  • Upminster and Grays via Ockenden.
  • Upminster and Grays via Rainham.
  • Upminster and Barking.


Replacement buses will not serve Dagenham Dock - for Dagenham Dock, you can use London Buses at no extra cost.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.