Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Revised service between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa / Cheltenham Spa from 21:45 each night from Monday 18 September to Thursday 21 September

Start date
18/09/2017  21:30
End date
22/09/2017 
Route affected

CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads and between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central

London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLondon Midland
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Barnt Green and Droitwich Spa, closing the lines between the stations.

Advice for CrossCountry customers:

The 17:07 Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads service and the 21:05 Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street service will divert via an alternative route, extending journey times by approximately 30 minutes.

Advice for London Midland customers:

From 21:45 each night, buses will replace trains between Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa.

Services which run between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford will divert between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa, not calling at University and Bromsgrove.

The 22:00 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill will depart at 21:54, running 6 minutes early throughout.

If you are travelling to / from University, you are advised to travel on Cross City services to / from Birmingham New Street.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.