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Alterations to late night services between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford between Monday 4 and Thursday 7 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Mar 2024 to 07 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Worcester Shrub Hill and Evesham, closing some lines.

The 21:53 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will call additionally at Didcot Parkway. It will then divert via Swindon and Cheltenham (not calling at either). A rail connection will run from Didcot Parkway to Oxford. Customers for Hanborough, Charlbury, Shipton, Kingham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Honeybourne, Evesham, Pershore, Worcestershire Parkway and Worcester Shrub Hill should travel by the below service.

The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington service will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill. The service will be restarted from Oxford. Direct road transport will run between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford to connect with the restarted train. Additional road transport will run from Worcester Shrub Hill calling at all stations to Evesham and Oxford. There will be no rail connection towards London Paddington from this bus.

The 22:51 London Paddington to Worcester Parkway service will terminate at Oxford. Road transport will run from Oxford to Worcestershire Parkway.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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