Changes to Train Times

Planned Engineering Works (Essential)

To improve and maintain the railway, Network Rail regularly carry out planned engineering and improvement works on our lines. Below are some of the essential engineering and improvement works that may affect you. So please, plan your journey in advance or keep up to speed with our online live departure and arrival boards.

Birmingham Snow Hill - Hereford & Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford Upon-Avon

Sunday 22 March (Mother's Day):

  • Services start/terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill. Buses will replace trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford.
  • Buses also replace trains between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stratford upon Avon.

Sunday 29 March:

  • Services start/terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill. Buses replace trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford.

Bus timetables:

Planned Improvement Works

Check the calendar for a summary of the work we’ve got planned over the next few weeks.

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Alterations

Sun, 02/02/2020 Buses replace trains between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stourbridge Junction on Sunday 2 February
Locations affected: Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Kidderminster West Midlands Railway between Stratford-upon-Avon / Dorridge / Whitlocks End / Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill and Kidderminster / Stourbridge Junction / Kidderminster / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern
Mon, 03/02/2020 to Thu, 06/02/2020 Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 February
Locations affected: Between Birmingham New Street and Hednesford
Sun, 09/02/2020 Buses replace trains between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stourbridge Junction on Sunday 9 February
Locations affected: Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill / Kidderminster West Midlands Railway between Stratford-upon-Avon / Whitlocks End / Dorridge / Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill / and Stourbridge Junction / Kidderminster / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern
Sun, 09/02/2020 Buses replace train Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley on Sunday 9 February
Locations affected: Between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley
Mon, 10/02/2020 to Thu, 13/02/2020 Amended 21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 February
Locations affected: Transport for Wales between Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend 
Mon, 10/02/2020 to Fri, 14/02/2020 Amended midweek late night / early morning TransPennine Express service from Monday 10 to Friday 14 February
Locations affected: Various TransPennine Express routes
Mon, 10/02/2020 to Thu, 13/02/2020 No late night / early morning Southern services between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 February
Locations affected: Southern between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central
Mon, 10/02/2020 Amended evening train service between Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern and Hereford on Monday 10 February
Locations affected: West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford
Wed, 12/02/2020 to Thu, 13/02/2020 Amended evening train service between Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern and Hereford on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 February
Locations affected: West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street / Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford
Sun, 16/02/2020 Buses replace trains between Birmingham Snow Hill and Stourbridge Junction on Sunday 16 February
Locations affected: Chiltern Railways between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill / Kidderminster West Midlands Railway between Stratford-upon-Avon / Whitlocks End / Dorridge / Birmingham Moor Street / Birmingham Snow Hill / and Stourbridge Junction / Kidderminster / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern
Mon, 17/02/2020 to Thu, 20/02/2020 Amended 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February
Locations affected: From Birmingham New Street to Hednesford 
Sat, 22/02/2020 Amended West Midlands Railway service on Saturday 22 February
Locations affected: Between Walsall and Wolverhampton and between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley
Sat, 29/02/2020 Amended West Midlands Railway service on Saturday 29 February
Locations affected: Between Walsall and Wolverhampton and between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley