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.

Buses replace evening / morning trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford from Monday 8 to Friday 12 November

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Great Western Railway between Reading / Didcot Parkway and Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:45 Didcot Parkway to Oxford service will not run, and will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:03 Banbury to Didcot Parkway service will terminate at Oxford. A replacement bus will run from Oxford to Didcot Parkway.

The 00:11 and 00:57 Didcot Parkway to Oxford services will both be replaced by buses throughout.

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will start earlier than usual at 03:34, and will run to normal times from Didcot Parkway onwards.

Check before you travel:

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

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.