Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 16/10/2021 03:01. 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.

Amended service at University on Sunday 3 October

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CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham

West Midlands Railway between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Hereford / Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham New Street

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLondon Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between University and Birmingham New Street all day, resulting in the closure of some lines.


Trains will not call at University.

You can use West Midlands Railway rail replacement buses in place between University and Birmingham New Street.

West Midlands Railway

Train services between Redditch / Bromsgrove and Lichfield Trent Valley will run between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Redditch / Bromsgrove and Birmingham New Street.

Trains between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford and Birmingham New Street will start from / terminate at Birmingham Snow Hill. A replacement bus service will operate between Droitwich Spa and Birmingham New Street calling at Bromsgrove and University.

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.