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 service through Worcester Shrub Hill on Monday 18 and Thursday 21 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill, closing some lines.

The 21:50 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will call additionally at Didcot Parkway (to set down only). It will then divert between Didcot Parkway and Worcester Shrub Hill. A replacement bus will run from Didcot Parkway to Oxford. A replacement bus will also run from Oxford, calling at Hanborough, Charlbury, Shipton, Kingham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Honeybourne, Evesham, Pershore, Worcestershire Parkway and Worcester Shrub Hill.

The 22:50 London Paddington to Worcestershire Parkway will terminate Oxford. A replacement bus will run forward Oxford, calling at Hanborough, Charlbury, Kingham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Honeybourne, Evesham, Pershore and Worcestershire Parkway.

The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington will terminate Worcester Shrub Hill (and restart Oxford).  A replacement bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill (fast) to Oxford, to connect into the restarted train. There will also be road transport from
Worcester Shrub Hill to stations to Evesham and Oxford. No rail connection towards London Paddington from this bus.

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