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 service between Oxford / Great Malvern and Hereford on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November

Start date
24/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street / Dorridge / Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayWest Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill, and also between Ledbury / Colwall and Hereford, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway

An hourly bus service will be provided between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Foregate Street. Road and rail connections are available between Worcester Foregate Street and Hereford. A few of these buses will set-down only.

Some trains to Cheltenham Spa will be extended to Worcester Foregate Street, and there will be amendments to some High Speed services which means some will terminate / start from other stations than usual.

West Midlands Railway

Buses will replace trains between Great Malvern and Hereford.

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.