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Last updated:Today at 10:04
Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Buses replace trains between Cheltenham Spa / Evesham and Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern from Monday 22 to Friday 26 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Apr 2024 to 26 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

All routes to / from Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Hereford

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Evesham / Cheltenham Spa and Worcester Shrub Hill, closing all lines.

Trains between London Paddington and Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford via Oxford will terminate / start at Evesham.

Replacement buses will operate between Evesham / Pershore / Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill and Worcester Foregate Street. Journey times will take up to 70 minutes.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • The 07:13 Great Malvern to London Paddington service will start at Moreton-in-Marsh

  • The 15:23 London Paddington to Worcester Foregate Street service will terminate at Oxford

  • The 17:26 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington service will start from Oxford

  • The 17:34 London Paddington to Hereford service will terminate at Moreton-in-Marsh

  • The 18:51 Evesham to Oxford service will be cancelled

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

Trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street will terminate / start at Gloucester.

Replacement buses will operate between Cheltenham Spa / Ashchurch for Tewkesbury / Worcester Shrub Hill and Worcester Foregate Street. Journey times will take up to 75 minutes.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • The 06:04 Gloucester to Worcester Foregate Street service will terminate at Cheltenham Spa

  • The 06:08 Bristol Temple Meads to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Cheltenham Spa

  • The 06:33 Swindon to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Gloucester

  • The 06:52 Worcester Shrub Hill to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Cheltenham Spa

  • The 07:25 Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington service will start from Cheltenham Spa

  • The 19:33 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Cheltenham Spa

  • The 21:15 Great Malvern to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Gloucester

  • The 22:36 Worcester Shrub Hill to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Cheltenham Spa

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.