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 late night trains between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill from Monday 5 to Thursday 8 October

Start date
05/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Late night engineering work is taking place between Moreton-in-March and Evesham, closing the line.

Each night the following alterations will apply:

  • The 21:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will call additionally at Didcot Parkway to set down only. It is then diverted via, but not calling at, Swindon and Cheltenham Spa and will not call at any stations via Moreton-in-March.
  • Customers for stations via Moreton-in-Marsh should change at Didcot Parkway for rail connection to Moreton-in-March calling at all stations and then bus replacement between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill.
  • The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington is replaced by a bus between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford.
  • The 22:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill is replaced by a bus between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill.

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