Extra Colchester trains for Christmas shoppers


National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is running additional train services for Christmas shoppers visiting Colchester on busy Sundays in December.

On Sundays 4, 11 and 18 December an additional hourly train service will provide shoppers and daytrippers from Walton-on-the-Naze, Frinton-on-Sea, Kirby Cross, Thorpe-le-Soken, Weeley, Great Bentley, Alresford, Wivenhoe and Hythe with a service into Colchester Town

Even better, customers who are travelling to Colchester Town from these locations on Sundays in December can take advantage of NXEA’s 2FOR1 travel offer. Special vouchers are available online here.

Colchester Town station is ideally situated close to the heart of Colchester’s comprehensive range of shops.

These extra Sunday services offer the ideal opportunity for Christmas shoppers to leave the car at home, avoid the stresses of finding somewhere to park and take the strain out of the Christmas shopping experience.

Denise Rossiter, Chief Executive of the Essex Chambers of Commerce said:

“We’re really pleased that National Express East Anglia is running these special Sunday services in the lead up to Christmas, these services will not only make shopping easy and convenient, but they provide the perfect opportunity for us to shop locally and support the local economy.”

Mark Tye Area Manager for NXEA said:

“We’re really pleased to offer Christmas shoppers these additional services on Sundays, helping to improve access into Colchester this festive season.

“Look online or in your local paper for the 2FOR1 travel offer on these special services, to make your Christmas shopping even better value.”


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