Information sign at WesterfieldThe following schedule of services is as appears as part of the National Rail timetable. These timetables are valid from Sunday 11 December 2016; they are also posted at all East Suffolk Line stations. Special timetables are in effect during bank holidays and when engineering works take place.

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Planned Timetable Changes

Engineering Works

Monday 06, Tueday 08, Wednesday 09, Monday 13 through Thursday 16, Monday 20 through Thursday 23  March: Ipswich - Lowestoft

As a result of track work the last train (22:17 departing from Ipswich) will be replaced by a bus. The bus won't stop at Brampton. Passengers at Bramtpon are advised to use the Help Point at the station to arrange onward travel.

Revised Timetables

Monday 06, Wednesday 08, Thursday 09 March

Monday 13  through Thursday 16 March

Monday 20 through Thursday 23March


Engineering Works

Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March: Saxmundham - Lowestoft

As a result of track work the last train buses will replace trains between Saxmundham and Lowestoft. The bus won't stop at Brampton. Passengers at Brampton are advised to use the Help Point at the station to arrange onward travel.

Revised Timetables 

Saturday 11 March

Sunday 12 March



Lowestoft to Ipswich

Ipswich to Lowestoft

Felixstowe to Ipswich

Ipswich to Felixstowe

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Journey CheckTrain operator Greater Anglia offers real time information wherever you are. The Journey Check service allows you to "know before you go." Journey Check sends real time information on any delays, disruptions, or cancelled services right to your mobile as an SMS text message, or as an email to your smartphone, PC, laptop, tablet, or any internet-enabled device. You will also be alerted when services return to normal. 

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