"On Thursday 27 and Friday 28 Augus, the Clacton Airshow will take
place. Due to the large number of people expected to travel to Clacton
on these days, there will be alterations to local train services in the
Colchester to Clacton/Walton area. If travelling on these days, you
should check for timetable alterations. The main changes are as follows:
The 09.46, 10.46 and 11.46 services from Colchester (North) via
Colchester Town to Walton-on-the-Naze are diverted to run to Clacton;
connections will be available at Thorpe-le-Soken for Kirby Cross,
Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze.
An additional service will operate from Colchester (North) departing at
10.40 and calling at all stations (except Colchester Town) to Clacton.
The 10.45, 11.45 and 12.45 services from Walton-on-the-Naze to
Colchester are diverted to run from Thorpe-le-Soken to Clacton;
connecting services will be available at Thorpe-le-Soken for Colchester
(North) and stations to Liverpool Street and for all stations to
There are no alterations to the Liverpool Street to Clacton service.
The roads in the Clacton area are always very busy during the annual
airshows so, if you are intending to travel to Clacton, take the train
in order to avoid the traffic jams and parking problems."