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.

Amended service in the Oxford area on Sunday 23 June

Start date
23/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Guildford / Reading and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Newcastle

Great Western Railway between Oxford and Banbury, and also between London Paddington and Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Banbury, and also between Oxford and Hanborough in the morning and late at night, closing all lines.

Oxford - Banbury

Buses will replace trains between Oxford and Banbury. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 40 minutes.

Oxford - Worcester

Until approximately 11:05 and from 23:05, buses will replace trains between Oxford and Hanborough. Buses will take approximately 30 minutes.

Between these times, an amended timetable will run with trains retimed.

Oxford - Didcot Parkway

Trains will also be retimed by up to 10 minutes between Oxford and Didcot Parkway as a result.

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.