Changes to train times

 

West Midlands Railway services during Christmas and New Year 2019/20

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that West Midlands Railway will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Monday 23 December

 

Normal service, subject to the engineering work detailed below.

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford overnight from Monday evening until Tuesday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall at 23:27. A replacement bus will run from Walsall at 23:56, calling at Bloxwich, Bloxwich North, Landywood and Cannock.

Tuesday 24 December

 

There will be an early close down on all routes:

Great Malvern / Worcester / Stourbridge Junction and Dorridge / Whitlocks End / Leamington Spa / Stratford-upon-Avon (via Birmingham Snow Hill) will operate to an amended timetable at reduced frequency after 18:45, and will close down earlier with the following trains being the LAST to operate:

  • 19:45 Kidderminster - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 21:18 Dorridge - Worcester Foregate Street
  • 21:05 Kidderminster - Dorridge
  • 21:26 Stratford-upon-Avon - Stourbridge Junction
  • 20:51 Worcester Foregate Street - Whitlocks End
  • 22:25 Dorridge - Birmingham Snow Hill
  • 21:45 Kidderminster - Birmingham Snow Hill
  • 22:34 Whitlocks End - Birmingham Snow Hill

Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street: Late evening changes will apply:

  • 20:45 Shrewsbury - Birmingham New Street will not run
  • 22:36 Birmingham New Street - Shrewsbury will not run
  • 21:56 Shrewsbury - Wolverhampton is extended to Birmingham New Street
  • 23:15 Birmingham New Street - Shrewsbury will not run
  • 22:45 Shrewsbury - Birmingham New Street will not run

Leamington Spa and Nuneaton (via Coventry): Late evening changes will apply:

  • 21:01 and 22:06 Leamington Spa - Nuneaton services will not run
  • 22:22 and 23:22 Nuneaton - Leamington Spa services will not run.

Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton: The following trains will be the LAST to operate:

  • 21:40 Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton
  • 22:20 Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street.

Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch / Bromsgrove (via Birmingham New Street): After 19:45 train services will operate to an amended timetable at a reduced level of frequency, and will close down earlier with the following trains being the LAST to operate:

  • 20:55 Lichfield Trent Valley - Bromsgrove
  • 21:54 Birmingham New Street - Redditch
  • 22:28 Lichfield Trent Valley - Birmingham New Street
  • 20:55 Redditch - Lichfield Trent Valley
  • 22:22 Bromsgrove - Birmingham New Street
  • 22:56 Redditch - Birmingham New Street.

Birmingham New Street and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley: Train services will close down earlier with the following trains being the LAST to operate:

  • 20:42 Wolverhampton - Rugeley Trent Valley (21:20 from Birmingham New Street)
  • 21:30 Birmingham New Street - Walsall
  • 22:02 Walsall - Birmingham New Street
  • 22:00 Rugeley Trent Valley - Birmingham New Street.

Birmingham New Street and Worcester / Hereford: Late evening changes will apply:

  • 21:00 Birmingham New Street - Hereford will terminate at Great Malvern
  • 21:28 Hereford - Birmingham New Street will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 22:59 Hereford - Worcester Shrub Hill will not run
  • 23:00 Birmingham New Street - Worcester Shrub Hill will not run.

Stourbridge Junction - Stourbridge Town: Late night changes will apply:

  • 23:15, 23:35 and 23:54 Stourbridge Junction - Stourbridge Town services will not run
  • 23:20, 23:40 and 23:59 Stourbridge Town - Stourbridge Junction services will not run.

Wednesday 25 December

 

No service.

Thursday 26 December

 

No service.

Friday 27 December

 

Engineering work is taking place between Lichfield Trent Valley and Shenstone, closing all lines. As a result, buses will replace trains between Lichfield Trent Valley and Blake Street.

Birmingham New Street and Worcester / Hereford: trains will operate to a special timetable based on Saturday service frequency.

Nuneaton and Leamington Spa (via Coventry): The following alterations to train services will apply:

  • 06:20 Nuneaton - Leamington Spa will not run
  • 06:13 Leamington Spa - Nuneaton will not run.

Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street:  The following alterations to train services will apply:

  • 05:35 Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street will not run
  • 07:07 Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton will not run
  • 07:40 Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street will not run
  • 07:49 Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street will not run

Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch / Bromsgrove: The following alterations to train services will apply:

  • 05:53 Lichfield City - Bromsgrove will not run
  • 06:11 Bromsgrove - Four Oaks will not run
  • 06:41 Lichfield Trent Valley - Redditch will start from Birmingham New Street (at 07:23)
  • 07:10 Bromsgrove - Lichfield City will not run
  • 08:09 Lichfield City - Redditch will start from Birmingham New Street (at 08:43)

Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford-upon-Avon: The following alterations to train services will apply:

  • 06:26 Stratford-upon-Avon - Birmingham Snow Hill will not run
  • 06:30 Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford-upon-Avon will not run.

Rugeley Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street: The following alteration will apply:

  • 06:05 Rugeley Trent Valley - Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton service will not run.

Saturday 28 December

 

Saturday service, subject to the engineering work detailed below.

Engineering work is taking place between Lichfield Trent Valley and Shenstone, closing all lines. As a result, buses will replace trains between Lichfield Trent Valley and Blake Street.

Sunday 29 December

 

Sunday service, subject to the changes below.

The following alterations to train services between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Snow Hill will apply:

  • 06:26 Stratford-upon-Avon - Birmingham Snow Hill will not run
  • 06:30 Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford-upon-Avon will not run

Monday 30 December

 
A special timetable will operate based on a Saturday level of service.


Tuesday 31 December

 

A special timetable will operate based on a Saturday level of service.

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

A special timetable will operate based on a Sunday level of service.

Thursday 2 January

 

Normal service.

Last updated:   30 October 2019