Train service disruption Colchester

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Following a fault on a freight train earlier at Colchester all lines are now open.


Train services running through this station are returning to normal but some services may still be cancelled, delayed or revised.
Disruption is expected until 12:00 22/06.

Customer Advice

Due to a fault on a freight train earlier services are being disrupted.

A freight train developed a fault at Colchester and was blocking the railway.

This has now been rescued and is being moved out of the way.

Delays/alterations and short notice cancellations are expected whilst the service recovers.

Further Information

An update will follow within the next 1 hour.

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: