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 trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 11:20 on Sunday 25 August

Start date
25/08/2019  00:00
End date
25/08/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Manchester Piccadilly

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Great Malvern / Oxford / Worcester Foregate Street and between Didcot Parkway and Oxford

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford until 11:20 on Sunday, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Replacement road transport will run between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Great Western Railway:

The following alterations will be in place:

The 08:08 London Paddington to Great Malvern will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.

Customers may also use their tickets to travel on earlier Chiltern Railways services between London Marylebone and Oxford to connect with train services to Great Malvern.

The 08:48 London Paddington to Hereford will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Customers wishing to travel to Oxford and beyond are advised to travel to Didcot Parkway on the 09:15 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare service to connect with road transport on to Oxford, where rail connections can be made to Hereford.

The 09:49 London Paddington to Great Malvern will terminate at Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, where connections can be made with rail services on to Great Malvern.

The 07:57 and 08:54 Oxford to London Paddington services will start from Didcot Parkway. Replacement road transport will operate from Oxford to Didcot Parkway earlier than the scheduled train time to connect with the train service at Didcot Parkway.

The 08:28 Worcester Foregate Street to London Paddington and the 09:18 Great Malvern to London Paddington services will terminate at Oxford. Replacement road transport will operate between Oxford and Didcot Parkway to connect with rail services to London Paddington.

Trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford will be cancelled throughout in both directions. Replacement road transport will operate in place of these services.

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.