The Greater Anglia Summer timetable changes for Southend, Clacton, Chelmsford and Colchester

Greater Anglia's summer timetable is beginning June 2
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Greater Anglia's new summer timetable has been announced and Essex passengers can expect to see a few changes at railways stations across the county to help travelling during this busy period. Changes include extra trains, faster journey times and better off-peak travel links.

Greater Anglia's new Summer timetable starts Sunday, June 2 2024. There may be other changes to timetables, including changes in arrival and departure times and stopping patterns at stations not listed in their summer timetable, so those using their services are still advised to check journeys before travelling.

There will be changes to the regular Greater Anglia timetable like off-peak hours, departure times and better connections at several Essex railway stations including the Harwich Branch Line, Colchester, Manningtree, Southend Victoria, Wickford and Southminster.

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Find the key highlights of the summer timetable changes for Greater Anglia below:

  • Additional weekday evening peak services from London to Southend, Southminster, Witham and Ipswich

  • Faster journey times between Norwich and London, with most off-peak services timed for 1 hour 47 minutes

  • 08.00 Norwich to London and 17.00 London to Norwich services will be under 1 hour 40 minutes

  • Off-peak Clacton to London services will call at Hythe – offering better links for the University of Essex

  • Additional services on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays between Norwich and Great Yarmouth in the busy summer period

  • Additional Sunday morning services between Ipswich and Peterborough in the busy summer period

You can find all of the changes with greater details on the Greater Anglia website here.