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 trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford / Hanborough / Banbury / Leamington Spa on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September

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Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Oxford / Leamington Spa / Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Reading / Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Banbury / Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Hereford

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Chiltern RailwaysCrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford Parkway / Hanborough / Leamington Spa, closing all lines.

Chiltern Railways:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Oxford and Oxford Parkway.
  • Banbury and Leamington Spa.



Buses will replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Leamington Spa.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Didcot Parkway and Oxford (fast and stopping).
  • Didcot Parkway and Hanborough.
  • Oxford and Banbury.



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.