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 Chiltern Railways service on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September

Start date
14/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All routes to / from London Marylebone

TOC(s) affected
Chiltern Railways

Engineering work is taking place in the Haddenham & Thame Parkway area, together with HS2 preparation works at West Ruislip, the line between Marylebone and Bicester is closed at multiple locations.

A heavily-amended timetable will operate on all Chiltern Railways routes, and most journeys will be affected. Passengers may need to travel via alternative routes, on other operator's services, London Underground services and/or rail replacement bus services. Journey times will be considerably longer than usual.

How will my journey be affected?

Chiltern Railways train services will operate as follows (in both directions):
  • 1 per hour Oxford - Banbury - stations to Birmingham Moor Street.
  • 1 per hour Bicester North - Banbury - stations to Birmingham Moor Street.
  • 2 per hour Oxford - stations to Bicester Village.
  • 2 per hour Gerrards Cross - stations to Princes Risborough (1 per hour)/Aylesbury (1 per hour).
  • Periodic service Leamington Spa - stations to Stratford Upon Avon.
  • Periodic service Leamington Spa - stations to Birmingham Moor Street.
  • 2 per hour London Marylebone - Aylesbury Vale Parkway (via Amersham).
  • 2 per hour London Marylebone - Aylesbury (via Amersham).

Buses will run between:

  • Bicester North and Aylesbury Vale Parkway running direct.
  • Bicester Village and Aylesbury Vale Parkway running direct.
  • Bicester North and Princess Risborough calling at  Bicester Village and Haddenham & Thame Parkway.
  • High Wycombe and Amersham.
  • Gerrards Cross and West Ruislip.
  • Gerrards Cross and Hillingdon London Underground station.

Ticket Acceptance

Customers should use:

  • London Underground between West Ruislip / Hillingdon and central London on any reasonable route
  • Arriva bus route 280 between  Haddenham and Aylesbury
  • Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Banbury

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

For journeys between Haddenham and Aylesbury, you can plan your journey by using the Traveline website

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.