Here is our summary of c2c services over the Christmas and New Year period. Daily timetables can be found in our service alterations calendar. Please keep checking this page for the latest information as your travel date approaches.

Engineering work 30 December – 03 January

There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line from Wednesday 30 December to Sunday 3 January. Buses will replace trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock throughout this period.

Please note that we are currently running a reduced Monday-Friday timetable because of the impact of Coronavirus on our staffing availability. More information is available here.

c2c services: Week commencing 28 December

  • Tuesday 29 December: The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar. We will be running a special timetable, based on a Saturday-level service with some additional trains at peak times:
    • Services via Laindon: 4 trains per hour
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour
    • Services via Rainham: 2 trains per hour
  • Wednesday 30 December: The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar, but in summary:
    • There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line, with buses replacing trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock
    • Services via Laindon: 4 trains per hour, with some additional services at peak times
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour, with some additional services at peak times
  • Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve): The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar, but in summary:
    • There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line, with buses replacing trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock
    • Services via Laindon: 4 trains per hour, with some additional services at peak times
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour, with some additional services at peak times
    • We will not be operating any additional late-night services, with the last trains departing Fenchurch Street shortly after midnight
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day): The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar, but in summary:
    • There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line, with buses replacing trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock
    • Services via Laindon: 2 trains per hour
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour
    • All trains will run to and from Fenchurch Street, with no services to/from Liverpool Street
  • Saturday 2 January: The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar, but in summary:
    • There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line, with buses replacing trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock
    • Services via Laindon: 4 trains per hour
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour
  • Sunday 3 January: The full timetable for this is in the service alterations calendar, but in summary.
    • There is significant engineering work on the Rainham line, with buses replacing trains from Purfleet, Rainham and Dagenham Dock
    • Services via Laindon: 2 trains per hour
    • Services via Ockendon: 2 trains per hour

We know that many of you may be travelling by train for the first time in a while. We have lots of information and advice on everything we are doing to help you travel with confidence, including a checklist of the actions you need to take yourself and answers to some FAQs. And please don’t forget your face covering!

The Government has also published guidance for travel at Christmas here.

Please remember to check for the latest travel information before you travel here.