Last trains on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Published on: Thursday, 21 December 2017
Last updated: Monday, 19 December 2022

Published 21/12/2017

Greater Anglia will run revised timetables over the festive period.

Passengers should check before they travel to find out about last train times on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve and details of rail replacement services.

Network Rail is carrying out engineering works from 23 December to 1 January between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street.

An easy-to-understand leaflet explaining the works and the changes to train services is available at staffed stations and passengers can check their journeys online at, via the Greater Anglia app or by following @GreaterAnglia on Twitter.

Christmas Eve last departures from Liverpool Street to:

Norwich (via Newbury Park and Ingatestone) 19.25

Clacton-on-Sea/Ipswich (via Newbury Park and Ingatestone) 20.15

Colchester (via Newbury Park and Ingatestone) 20.45

Southend Victoria (via Newbury Park and Billericay) 20.59

Hertford East 21.10

Cambridge 21.10

Stansted Airport 23.25

Christmas Eve last departures from Tottenham Hale to:

Cheshunt 21.22

Broxbourne 21.22

Bishops Stortford 23.37

Hertford East 21.22

Audley End 21.22

Liverpool Street 23.35

Stansted Airport 23.37

Cambridge 21.22

Christmas Eve last departures from Cambridge to:

Kings Cross 21.28

Liverpool Street 21.24

Stansted Airport 21.24

Birmingham New St 18.45

Norwich 19.50

Ipswich 19.12

Tottenham Hale 21.24

Peterborough 21.28

Ely 23.06

King’s Lynn 23.06

Christmas Eve last departures from Chelmsford to:

Liverpool Street 21.44

Shenfield 21.44

Braintree 21.12

Norwich 2057

Clacton 21.42

Stratford 21.44

Christmas Eve last departures from Ely to:

Cambridge 21.58

King’s Cross 20.58

Peterborough 19.23

Liverpool Lime Street 14.23

Birmingham 18.23

Stansted Airport 20.58

Norwich 20.36

Christmas Eve last departures from Norwich to:

Lowestoft 18.58

Sheringham/Cromer 19.45

Liverpool Street 1900

Ipswich 19.30

Cambridge (via Ely) 18.56

Ely 18.57

Bury St Edmunds (change at Stowmarket)1800

Christmas Eve last departures from Ipswich to:

Felixstowe 19.55

Lowestoft 19.07

Norwich 21.49

Liverpool Street 20.43

Colchester 22.40

Cambridge 17.02

Bury St Edmunds 19.02

Peterborough 19.15

Christmas Eve last departures from Colchester to:

Clacton 22.20

Walton on the Naze 21.42

Ipswich 22.12

Norwich 21.23

Liverpool 21.15

A revised timetable will be in operation over the New Year period.

New Year’s Eve last departures from Liverpool Street to:

Colchester 00.04

Ipswich 23.25

Norwich 22.25

Southend Victoria 00.58

Stansted Airport 23.25

Cambridge 22.58

For full details and timetables see

Greater Anglia's Customer Service Director, Andrew Goodrum, said, "Apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day, trains will be running throughout the festive period. I would just like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year."