Extra trains for V Festival revellers

Extra trains will be provided for revellers heading to this year’s V Festival in Chelmsford.

Festival-goers travelling to the ‘V Festival’ in Chelmsford, on Saturday and Sunday are being encouraged to choose the ‘green’ travel option and use public transport to the festival, reducing their carbon imprint in the process.

This year Essex’s biggest music festival has proved more popular than ever, with the Stereophonics, Paul Weller, Florence and the Machine and many other acts performing at the event.

For those planning to travel by train, National Express East Anglia will operate a normal scheduled weekend timetable with additional services running as listed below:

Travelling to Chelmsford – Saturday


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Additional services will operate to London, Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

The last trains will depart:

to London at 1.30am on Sunday

to Colchester at 1.33am on Sunday

to Southend at 1.30am (changing at Shenfield) on Sunday

to Ipswich at 1.00am on Sunday

to Clacton-on-Sea at 11.53pm on Sunday

Travelling to Chelmsford – Sunday

Additional train services will call at Chelmsford throughout the day

Additional services will operate from Liverpool Street to Chelmsford from 10.15am to 3.15pm.

Travelling from Chelmsford – Sunday

Additional train services will operate from Chelmsford to Liverpool Street from 7.45pm until 1.30am.

Additional services will also operate to Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

The last trains will depart:

to London at 1.30am on Monday

to Colchester at 1.33am on Monday

to Southend at 1.30am on Monday (changing at Shenfield)

to Ipswich at 01.03am on Monday.

to Clacton-on-Sea at 12.13am on Monday

Details of these additional services can be found on the National Express East Anglia website at: ww.nationalexpresseastanglia.com or National Rail Enquiry Service on 08457 48 49 50 to help with travel arrangements.

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