Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Redditch / Worcester Shrub Hill on Sunday 4 July

Start date
04/07/2021 
End date
04/07/2021 
Route affected
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Between Birmingham New Street and Hereford and

between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch

 
TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Five Ways and Bourneville and also between Hartlebury and Worcester Shrub Hill, closing all lines.

Trains between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch / Bromsgrove will run between Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street only.

A replacement bus service will operate between Birmingham New Street and Bromsgrove / Redditch.

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Great Malvern / Hereford run between Worcester Shrub Hill / Foregate Street and Great Malvern / Hereford only.

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill will not run.

Train services between Stratford-upon-Avon / Birmingham Moor Street and  Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern will run between Stratford-upon-Avon / Birmingham Moor Street and Stourbridge Junction only.

Some trains will also run between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Great Malvern.

A replacement bus service will operate between Bromsgrove / Stourbridge Junction and Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street and between Birmingham New Street and Bromsgrove.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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