Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Hereford and Cheltenham Spa / Evesham from 21:00 on Saturday 15 and all day Sunday 16 June

Start date
15/06/2019  00:00
End date
16/06/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Hereford / Great Malvern and Bristol Temple Meads / London Paddington

West Midlands Railway between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street and Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham New Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayWest Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Worcester Shrub Hill and Gloucester / Pershore, closing all lines after 21:00 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday:

The following amendments will apply:

  • The 16:08 Weymouth to Great Malvern service will terminate at Gloucester. A replacement bus will run from Gloucester to Worcester Shrub Hill.
  • The 17:00 and 19:00 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington services will terminate at Swindon for onward rail connections towards London.
  • The 19:52 London Paddington to Great Malvern will terminate at Evesham. A replacement bus will run between Evesham and Great Malvern.
  • The 20:41 Bristol Temple Meads to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Cheltenham Spa. A replacement bus will run between Cheltenham Spa and Worcester Shrub Hill.
  • The 21:12 Great Malvern to Gloucester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 21:48 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Evesham. A replacement bus will run between Evesham and Worcester Shrub Hill.
  • The 22:25 Worcester Shrub Hill to Gloucester service will start from Cheltenham Spa. A replacement bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Gloucester.
  • The 22:41 Great Malvern to Evesham service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Sunday:

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Worcester Foregate Street and Cheltenham Spa.
  • Hereford and Evesham.

West Midlands Railway:

After 21:25 on Saturday, and all day on Sunday, trains that usually run to, from or via Worcester Foregate Street will be diverted to start / terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill. No trains will run to / from Worcester Foregate Street, or to / from stations towards Hereford.

Replacement buses will run between Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford via Worcester Foregate Street.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.