Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace late night trains between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 June

Start date
18/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill and from Hereford to London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill, closing all lines.

The 21:48 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will terminate at Oxford. Rail replacement buses will operate from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill.

The 21:51 Hereford to London Paddington will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill. A direct bus will operate from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford, which will connect with a train at Oxford to London Paddington. There will also be a bus calling at all stations between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford. There will be no onward rail connections from Oxford with this bus.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.