Greater Anglia runs extra trains to coincide with Chappel beer festival

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Greater Anglia is running additional trains to help punters celebrate Chappel beer festival.

The beer festival runs from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 September and is held close to Chappel & Wakes Colne railway station, which is on the Marks Tey to Sudbury line.

On the Tuesday and Wednesday, an additional evening train will operate at 23.00 from Chappel & Wakes Colne to Marks Tey. The 23.01 Marks Tey to Sudbury will depart later at 23.14, and 23.26 Sudbury to Colchester will depart later at 23.43, both will run later throughout.

On the Thursday and Friday, buses will run between Marks Tey and Chappel & Wakes Colne from 17.10. The 23.01 Marks Tey to Sudbury service and 23.26 Sudbury to Colchester service will operate as a bus between Sudbury and Marks Tey, where passengers can catch a train. Buses will run at 23.00 & 23.30 from Chappel & Wakes Colne to Marks Tey and an additional bus will also run at 23.40 from Chappel & Wakes Colne to Colchester.

Andy Camp, Greater Anglia’s Commercial Director, said: “Chappel beer festival is a very popular event and we are always keen to support events in the region when possible. We 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."

Full timetables are available at www.greateranglia.co.uk