Abellio Greater Anglia to run extra services for Chappel beer festival

Friday, 2 September 2016


Abellio Greater Anglia is operating additional services to Chappel & Wakes Colne railway station next week to help punters celebrate Chappel Beer Festival.


The beer festival runs from Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 September and is held close to Chappel & Wakes Colne railway station, which is on the Marks Tey to Sudbury line


From Tuesday 6 September to Saturday 10 September, additional rail and bus services will be running between Chappel and Marks Tey, where passengers can connect with mainline services to London Liverpool Street, Chelmsford, Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich. Additional services will also run between Chappel and Sudbury. The last service leaving Chappel for Marks Tey (for connection with mainline services) will be at 23.52. The last service for Sudbury will leave Chappel at 23.17.


Andrew Camp, Commercial Director, Abellio Greater Anglia, said: “We are always keen to support events in the region when possible and are pleased to be able to help both the organisers and our customers to get the most out of this festival by increasing our services to and from Chappel just for the event."