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 16 to Thursday 19 December

Start date
16/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Charlbury and Honeybourne overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result:

  • The 21:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Oxford. A replacement bus will run from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill, calling at Hanborough, Charlbury, Shipton and Kingham, then at all stations to Worcester Shrub Hill.
  • The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington service will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill and restart at Oxford. A fast bus will run between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford only for customers to connect with rail services towards London. A stopping bus will run to all stations to Kingham, then Charlbury, Hanborough and Oxford. No onwards rail connections will be available from the stopping bus.
  • The 22:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill service will terminate at Oxford. Customers travelling for stations between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill should use earlier rail services.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.