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16th August 2020


Sunday 16th August 2020:


Due to planned Network Rail engineering works, the railway will be closed between High Wycombe and Aylesbury/Bicester Village/Bicester North all day. There will be no through trains between Marylebone and Bicester Village/Oxford, nor between Marylebone and Birmingham. Passengers may need to travel via alternative routes and/or on rail replacement buses. Some journey times will be considerably longer than usual.

A limited train service will operate on the following route sections:

  • Marylebone - stations to Aylesbury Vale Parkway (via Amersham).
  • Marylebone - stations to High Wycombe.
  • Bicester Village - stations to Oxford.
  • Bicester North - stations to Birmingham Moor Street.
  • Leamington Spa - stations to Stratford Upon Avon.

Rail replacement buses will operate as follows:

  • Aylesbury Vale Parkway - Bicester Village - Bicester North.
  • High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Haddenham & Thame Parkway - Bicester Village - Bicester North.
  • High Wycombe - Saunderton - Princes Risborough - Monks Risborough - Little Kimble - Aylesbury.

Passengers travelling between Marylebone, Bicester Village, Oxford, Banbury and stations to Birmingham should travel via Aylesbury Vale Parkway.

For full details, please refer to the summary route map and PDF timetable/s below - these will be uploaded to this page as soon as they are finalised.

Last updated: 22/07/20 - 12:07