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Last updated:Today at 15:50
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Didcot Parkway / Oxford Parkway and Oxford on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Jun 2024 to 30 Jun 2024

Route(s) affected

Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Oxford

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Didcot Parkway and Oxford / Banbury


Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway / Oxford Parkway and Oxford, closing all lines.

Chiltern Railways:

Between 22:55 and 08:35, buses will replace trains between Oxford Parkway and Oxford.

Great Western Railway:


The 22:04 Banbury to Didcot Parkway will terminate at Oxford. Road transport will run from Oxford to Didcot Parkway, calling at all stations.

The 22:45 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run, and will be replaced by road transport from Didcot Parkway to Oxford, calling at all stations.

The 22:50 and 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Road transport will run from Didcot Parkway to Oxford taking 30 minutes.

The 23:00 Oxford to London Paddington will start at Didcot Parkway later than normal. Road transport will run at 23:05 from Oxford to Didcot Parkway to connect with the train.

The 23:20 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run. You should travel by earlier / later services.


The 07:54 Oxford to London Paddington service will start from Didcot Parkway. From Oxford, you should travel on later services.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.