Travel Updates

 

West Midlands Railway services during Christmas and New Year 2020/2021

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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Wednesday 23 December

 

No engineering work is planned on this day.

Thursday 24 December

 

After 19.00 services will begin to wind down on most routes, and a reduced timetable will operate.

Friday 25 December

 

No service.

Saturday 26 December

 

No service.

Sunday 27 December

 

Christmas engineering work at Birmingham New Street ends at 07:30. As a result, some morning services to / from / through Birmingham will be amended.

Monday 28 December

 

An amended timetable will be running on most routes.

Tuesday 29 December

 

An amended timetable will be running on most routes.

Due to engineering work, buses will replace trains between Dorridge and Leamington Spa.

Wednesday 30 December

 

An amended timetable will be running on most routes.

Due to engineering work, buses will replace trains between Dorridge and Leamington Spa.

Thursday 31 December

 

An amended timetable will be running on most routes.

After 19.00 services will begin to wind down on most routes, and a reduced timetable will be in operation.

Due to engineering work, buses will replace trains between Dorridge and Leamington Spa.

Friday 1 January 2021

 

Services on all routes will start up later than usual (at similar times to Sunday services).

Before 12:00, due to engineering work, services that run between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street will be diverted, and will not call at intermediate stations between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street. Replacement buses will run between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street, serving intermediate stations.

Trains between Leamington Spa and Birmingham Snow Hill / Stourbridge Junction / Worcester Shrub Hill will run between Dorridge and Birmingham Snow Hill / Stourbridge Junction / Worcester Shrub Hill only. Customers travelling between Leamington Spa and Dorridge can use Chiltern Railways services (trains and replacement buses)

Trains between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham Snow Hill / Stourbridge Junction will run between Dorridge and Birmingham Snow Hill / Stourbridge Junction only. Replacement buses will run between Stratford-upon-Avon and Dorridge.

Saturday 2 January

 

Due to early morning engineering work between Hatton and Dorridge:

06:29 Leamington Spa to Birmingham Snow Hill will not run. There is no alternative replacement transport.
07:37 Birmingham Snow Hill to Dorridge will not run. There is no alternative replacement transport.
07:57 Leamington Spa to Stourbridge Junction is replaced by a bus between Leamington Spa and Birmingham Snow Hill.
08:07 Dorridge to Kidderminster will start from Birmingham Snow Hill at 08:34. There is no alternative transport between Dorridge and Birmingham Snow Hill.

Sunday 3 January

 

No engineering work is planned on this day.

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Last updated:   18 November 2020