Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Worcester Foregate Street and Cheltenham Spa / Evesham on Sunday 17 February

Start date
17/02/2019  00:00
End date
17/02/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill and Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-super-Mare and also between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and London Paddington

West Midlands Railway between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and Birmingham New Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayWest Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Worcester Foregate Street and Ashchurch for Tewkesbury / Pershore on Sunday 17 February, closing all lines between these stations.

Great Western Railway:

Worcester Shrub Hill - Bristol Temple Meads
Buses will replace trains between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa, and train services scheduled to run between Worcester Shrub Hill and Bristol Temple Meads will be revised to start from / terminate at Cheltenham Spa.

Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street - London Paddington
Great Western Railway services scheduled to run between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and London Paddington will be revised to start from / terminate at Evesham, and rail replacement buses will run between Worcester Foregate Street and Evesham.

West Midlands Railway:

Services between Birmingham New Street & Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Hereford will not call at Worcester Shrub Hill, and will be retimed and may run earlier or later than usual.

Services between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill will be amended to run between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill only.

Customers for Worcester should use Worcester Foregate Street instead of Worcester Shrub Hill.

Please note: there will be a very limited rail replacement service in operation between Worcester Foregate Street and Hereford.

Ticket acceptance:
To help you complete your journey, you may use your ticket to travel on West Midlands Railway services between Worcester Foregate Street 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

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.