Monthly Archives: January 2013

Has Harwich turned the corner?

The past week hasn’t been too bad for Harwich. For starters, the town didn’t grind to a halt after three flakes of snow, or even the several inches that fell before the weekend. The buses kept running (except the usual … Continue reading

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Harwich branch line policy reversed

Greater Anglia have today advised that their recent policy-change regarding Manningtree/Harwich services has been withdrawn. From today Harwich Branch services will be held for up to 5 minutes at Manningtree in order to maintain a connection even if the main-line … Continue reading

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Bus changes in NE Essex?

I am hearing news that some NE Essex buses may be withdrawn or re-liveried. I stress that there is currently no confirmation of this and it must be treated as such. The first matter is that First have been updating … Continue reading

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Harwich line train woes

Earlier today I found out about a policy change by Greater Anglia, franchise holders for the venerable Great Eastern mainline and the Harwich branch. The new policy means that services from the bay platform at Manningtree will leave on time … Continue reading

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