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.

Amended late night West Midlands Railway services from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 July

Start date
23/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street and Hereford and

between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill

TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place from 22:45 each night between Ledbury and Hereford, closing all lines.

The 21:00 Birmingham New Street to Hereford service will terminate at Ledbury (at 22:06).  A rail replacement bus will operate between Ledbury and Hereford - departing from Ledbury at 22:16, arriving at Hereford at 22:51.

The 22:59 Hereford to Worcester Shrub Hill service will not run.  A rail replacement bus will operate departing from Hereford at 22:59, Ledbury at 23:35, Colwall at 23:51, Great Malvern at 00:12, Malvern Link at 00:23, Worcester Foregate Street at 00:44, arriving at Worcester Shrub Hill at 00:54.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.