Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 01/08/2021 22:16. Update now

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.

No service at University on Sunday 5 September

Start date
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

West Midlands Railway between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch and

between Birmingham New Street and Bromsgrove / Worcester Foregate Street / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryWest Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and University, closing some lines.


Trains will divert and not to call at University.  You should use West Midlands Railway services between Birmingham New Street and University.

West Midlands Railway:

Train services between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford will now start / terminate Birmingham Snow Hill. These services also will not call at University and Bromsgrove.

Rail replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa, also calling at University and Bromsgrove.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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