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Amended late night Great Western Railway services between Oxford and Worcester from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Jan 2024 to 25 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford


Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Evesham, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

As a result:

The 21:53 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will additionally call at Didcot Parkway. It will then divert between Didcot Parkway and Worcester Shrub Hill. You can use rail connections between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, and a replacement bus between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill.

The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington service will run between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill, and between Oxford and London Paddington only. Replacement buses will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford, one bus will run direct and connect with the Oxford - London train, and a second bus will call at all stations to Oxford (no connections to London from this bus).

The 22:51 London Paddington to Worcestershire Parkway service will terminate at Oxford. A replacement bus will run from Oxford to Worcestershire Parkway.

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.