Important travel information

Supporters travelling to Saturday's Barclays Premier League fixture between West Ham United and Southampton by public transport should take note of the following important information.

Engineering works mean c2c and Greater Anglia rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway services will all be disrupted on 20 October.

Fans should make arrangements as journey times to the Boleyn Ground are likely to be extended.


All c2c rail services between Barking and Upminster are subject to alteration due to route improvement works.

Network Rail will be undertaking track renewals between Barking and Upminster on Saturday, meaning a revised service will operate on all c2c routes.

Pre-match, two trains per hour will also run between Grays and Pitsea via Upminster. Passengers for Chafford Hundred, Ockendon, Upminster, West Horndon, Laindon and Basildon should use a shuttle service and change at Grays for services to Barking and Fenchurch Street or Pitsea for services to Southend and Shoeburyness.

Post-match, two trains per hour will run between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness, running fast from Barking to Pitsea. Two trains per hour will also run between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness, calling at all stations via Rainham and Tilbury.

Additional shuttle services will run between Fenchurch Street and Barking for much of the day.

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Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia rail services will be suspended between Shenfield and Witham due to overhead line renewal work taking place.

Mainline services from Norwich/Ipswich/Clacton/Colchester/Braintree will terminate at Witham and will connect into a replacement bus service to Billericay. At Billericay buses will connect into Southend Victoria services to Liverpool Street.

A shuttle bus service will operate between Ingatestone and Shenfield for Ingatestone passengers only.

Southend Victoria to Liverpool Street services will operate to an increased frequency of four trains per hour, with trains strengthened to eight or 12 coaches.

The Southminster branch line will operate to an hourly service.

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London Underground

The London Underground District line will be closed between Barking and Upminster for engineering works. Rail replacement buses will operate.

Service C will call at Barking, Upney, Becontree, Dagenham Heathway and Dagenham East. Service D will call at Dagenham East, Elm Park, Hornchurch, Upminster Bridge and Upminster.

The London Underground Circle line will be completely closed.

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Docklands Light Railway

There will be no service between Canning Town and Beckton due to engineering works. A bus replacement service will operate from Canning Town to Beckton, stopping at all stations except Royal Victoria.