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 West Midlands Trains between Great Malvern and Birmingham New Street on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January

Start date
26/01/2019  00:00
End date
27/01/2019 
Route affected
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West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street / Dorridge / Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford and

Great Malvern / Worcester Shrub Hill / Birmingham Snow Hill and Leamington Spa

 
TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Solihull and Hatton, closing various lines.

Saturday

  • Train services between Great Malvern / Worcester / Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction and Dorridge / Leamington Spa will run between Great Malvern / Worcester / Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction and Birmingham Snow Hill only.
  • Trains between Worcester Foregate Street / Stourbridge Junction and Stratford-upon-Avon (via Dorridge) will be diverted and will not call at Acocks Green, Olton, Solihull, Widney Manor and Dorridge.
  • Trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill / Stourbridge Junction are retimed to depart up to 16 minutes later from Stratford-upon-Avon and Stratford Parkway. 
  • Customers are advised to travel on Chiltern Railways special train services between Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull. Rail replacement buses will be operated between Solihull and Dorridge / Leamington Spa / Stratford-upon-Avon by Chiltern Railways.
  • Train services between Leamington Spa and Coventry will not run and rail replacement buses will operate.

Sunday

  • Train services between Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction and Dorridge will run between Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction and Birmingham Moor Street only.
  • Customers are advised to travel on Chiltern Railways special train services between Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull. Rail replacement buses will be operated between Solihull and Dorridge by Chiltern Railways.

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

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.