Colchester to Colchester Town line suspended

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Due to overhead wire problems between Colchester and Colchester Town some lines are disrupted.


Train services running through these stations have been suspended.
Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

Customer Advice

Due to the earlier overhead wire problems, services to Colchester Town are suspended for the rest of the day.

This is because of the damage to the electrical wires.

Network Rail engineers need to complete the work overnight.

Greater Anglia tickets will still be accepted on local bus services between Colchester Town and Colchester for the rest of the day. The bus routes are 61, 62, 65 and 66.

Further Information

An update will follow within the next 4 hours.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.

Specific train service alterations are available here:

Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.

If your journey with us has been delayed by 15 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare. Please visit for details

An explanation of the common causes of delays - and what we're doing to reduce their frequency and impact can be found here: