Public Transport: Useful Links and Resources

The web is packed with some really useful public transport related information, advice and resources. Below we have sought to highlight just a few websites which you may wish to check out if you don’t find the information you need within this website.

Essex Highways

The Essex Highways website provides plenty of information in relation to travelling by public transport in the region. There’s information on there about operators, timetable changes and even an interactive bus and train maps for the region. Essex Highways also have the TravelEssex app which allows you to plan your journeys, by any mode, and get recommendations. The app provides real-time information on the location of buses too.

Central Connect

The most frequent local bus service is operated by Central Connect. Their website provides information on timetables, purchasing tickets, routes and maps, service updates and much much more!

Station Information

Elsenham station is the closest to the new Bloor Homes development, it is managed by Greater Anglia. There‚Äôs a ticket office and cycle storage available. Certain trains are too long for this station, so you’ll need to make sure you’re in the right carriage to alight. View more detailed station information by following the link below.

Live Departures

To view live departures from the local station, including up to date information on any disruptions or changes that may affect your journey, follow the link below.

National Rail Travel Tools

National Rail Enquiries offer a number of tools to help you with your train travel information needs whilst you’re on the move. Alerts can be set up to provide you with text, email, app or Messenger notifications when your train is delayed or cancelled. TrainTracker offers live arrival / departure, timetable and fares information over the phone with no wait time.
To find out more about these tools and the other tools available, follow the link below.

Travelling by Train with a Bike

National Rail have a free resource tool, PlusBike, with all the information you need to plan a seamless journey when you take the train and you plan to cycle along the way. You can access information on facilities at the station including cycle parking spaces, cycle hire scheme and information about taking your bike on a train.