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Buses replace late night trains between Oxford and Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 15 Apr 2024 to 18 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Evesham, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The 21:53 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will call additionally at Didcot Parkway, and will then divert to run via Swindon / Cheltenham Spa (not calling) to Worcester Shrub Hill. A rail connection will run from Didcot Parkway to Oxford, and a replacement bus will run from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill.

The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington service will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill, and restart at Oxford. A fast bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford to connect with the train. A stopping bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford, not connecting with the train.

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.