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Public Transport details for Essex County council

This website has information about bus/coach/rail services in the Essex County council area, as well as most of the rest of Great Britain and Ireland. There are also links to other on-line transport information.  
The council's own website (which is poor for transport information) is available here (Telephone 01245 437596).
Bus and Coach Transport information
This website contains details of 1380 bus and 67 coach services that run within Essex County council's area. Details also available of 86 bus/coach operators that are based here and 87 companies that operate the local public transport services.
    To book coach tickets in this area, click here.

Rail transport information
This website contains details of 60 train services that run within Essex County council's area.
    To book train tickets in this area, click here.

Other Public Transport information
There appear to be 8639 bus stops or bus/coach/rail stations in this area. A file that can be used in Google Earth for these points is also available on the same site. Public transport information provision is fair in this area. Last reviewed 2003. (Explanation)

Hospitals served by public transport in this area:
  Colchester, General Hospital
  Epping, St Margarets Hospital
  Harlow, Princess Alexandra Hospital
  Basildon, Hospital
  Braintree, St Michaels Hospital
  Broomfield, Hospital
  Colchester, Severalls Hospital
  Colchester, Essex County Hospital
  Braintree, Courtauld Hospital
  Chelmsford, C and E Hospital
  Chelmsford, St Johns Hospital
  Halstead, Hospital
  Maldon, St Peters Hospital
  Ongar, Hospital
  Saffron Walden, Hospital
  Shenfield, Community Hospital
  Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital
  Witham, Bridge Hospital

Supermarkets served by public transport in this area:
  South Woodham Ferrers, Asda
  Maldon, Tesco
  Saffron Walden, Tesco
  Great Dunmow, Tesco
  Langdon Hills, Tesco
  Rayleigh, Asda
  Maldon, Morrisons
  Basildon, Sainsburys
  Witham, Morrisons
  Pitsea, Tesco
  Harlow, Temple Fields Tesco
  Brentwood, Sainsburys

Other information
The site also has a general map of the Essex region here, details of surrounding counties is here and a list of 735 local cities, towns and villages. A Google Earth file for these is available here, see the Google Earth details below to find out how to use this file. Details of accomodation in this area is available here.

Long distance walks in this area:
  Essex Way
  Three Forests Way

  (...Explanation ?)
Approx Schoolday
only journeys/day
Approx Saturday journeys5406 (96%) 
Approx Sunday journeys1995 (35%) 
Services without
Google Earth map for Essex County council area

If you have the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) then a Google Earth KML file version of the maps on the right can be found here for bus services, and here for coach/train services. Each service can be clicked on to show start/finish points.
Map of local bus services
Map of local bus services in Essex County.
Map of long distance coach and train services
Map of coach/train services from Essex County.

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