An Essex bus provider is struggling with “operational issues” leading to a number of services not running in Colchester. 

First Essex has informed travellers that a number of services in and around the city will not operate as usual, following issues. 

A First Essex spokesperson said: “We are currently experiencing a temporary operational issue in Colchester, which is unfortunately having an impact on a limited number of services. 

“For information on cancellations, please check X (formerly Twitter) @FirstEssex or the First Bus app before travelling. Please accept our sincere apologies for this disruption, we are working as quickly as possible to resolve it.” 

See here a list of services and routes affected throughout the afternoon: 

S1 Wivenhoe – High Woods 

  • S1 | 15.10 | to High Woods 
  • S1 | 16.32 | to Wivenhoe 
  • S1 | 18.05 | to High Woods 

S2 Sainsbury – High Woods 

  • S2 | 19.21 | to Sainsburys  
  • S2 | 20.17 | to High Woods 

For further information and updates on services, see the First Essex announcements on X