Greater Anglia 'V' Festival Services

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Greater Anglia is providing extra train services for the ‘V Festival’ 2012

Festival-goers travelling to the ‘V Festival’ in Chelmsford, on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August are being encouraged to choose the ‘green’ travel option and use public transport to the festival, reducing their carbon footprint in the process.

This year Essex’s biggest music festival will prove extremely popular with The Stone Roses, James Morrison, Ed Sheernan, Olly Murs and many other acts performing at the event.

For those planning to travel by train, Greater Anglia will operate a normal scheduled weekend timetable with additional services running as listed below:

Travelling to Chelmsford – Saturday 18 August

Additional train services will call at Chelmsford

Travelling from Chelmsford – Saturday 18 August

Additional services will operate to London, Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

The last trains will depart:

• to London at 01.30 on Sunday morning,
• to Colchester at 01.35 on Sunday morning
• to Southend at 01.30 on Sunday morning (changing at Shenfield)
• to Ipswich at 00.58 on Sunday morning
• to Clacton-on-Sea at 23.58

Travelling to Chelmsford – Sunday 19 August

Many additional train services will call at Chelmsford throughout the day.
Additional services will operate from Liverpool Street to Chelmsford from 10.13 to 15.13.


Travelling from Chelmsford – Sunday 19 August

Additional train services will operate from Chelmsford to Liverpool Street on Sunday evening.
Additional services will also operate to Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

The last trains will depart:

• to London at 01.30 on Monday morning
• to Colchester at 01.33 on Monday morning
• to Southend at 01.30 on Monday morning (changing at Shenfield)
• to Ipswich at 01.03 on Monday morning.
• to Clacton-on-Sea at 00.13 on Monday morning

Bob Davies Greater Anglia’s Head of Customer Service North said:“The ‘V’ festival is one of the best festivals in the country, with some great headline acts. We are pleased to be arranging many additional stops at Chelmsford station for our customers travelling to the festival and some special late night services for those returning home after the festivities, we hope everyone enjoys the weekend.“

Details of these additional services can be found on the Greater Anglia website, or by ringing National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.