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Planned engineering work

Working in conjunction with Network Rail, we are committed to continual improvement of our tracks

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Engineering work for Today

Revised service between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa / Cheltenham Spa from 21:45 each night from Monday 18 September to Thursday 21 September

18 September 8:30 PM - 22 September 2017 1:00 AM

Routes affected:
CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads and between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Barnt Green and Droitwich Spa, closing the lines between the stations.

Advice for CrossCountry customers:

The 17:07 Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads service and the 21:05 Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street service will divert via an alternative route, extending journey times by approximately 30 minutes.

Advice for London Midland customers:

From 21:45 each night, buses will replace trains between Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa.

Services which run between Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford will divert between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa, not calling at University and Bromsgrove.

The 22:00 Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill will depart at 21:54, running 6 minutes early throughout.

If you are travelling to / from University, you are advised to travel on Cross City services to / from Birmingham New Street.

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Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Major engineering works to be aware of

Most track and signalling maintenance work is carried out overnight so as to not affect your journey. More extensive work takes longer, in which case we may alter train times or provide alternative transport options. Timetables are sometimes amended for major sporting fixtures, music festivals and concerts too. Use the calendar, to check where your journey is likely to be affected. Remember to use our online journey planner to plan your trip: amended times are shown automatically, including replacement road transport.