27th July 2024


Saturday 27th July 2024:

An amended timetable will be in operation, in respect of the following:

  • Planned engineering works at multiple locations.
  • (Bridge works between Bicester North/Kings Sutton and tunnel works between Banbury/Leamington Spa).
  • Wembley Stadium event - Bruce Springsteen.

The railway is closed between Bicester North and Leamington Spa for 5 days between 27th and 31st July inclusive. Rail replacement buses will operate as follows, connecting with trains to/from Marylebone at Bicester Village, and connecting with trains to/from Birmingham Moor Street at Leamington Spa:

  • Bicester Village - Banbury - Leamington Spa.
  • Bicester Village - Banbury - Stratford Upon Avon.
  • Bicester Village - Kings Sutton - Banbury.

In respect of the Wembley Stadium event, an enhanced timetable will be in operation during the afternoon and evening, with additional Wembley Stadium stops in trains, and also some additional trains.

After approximately 16.00, no Chiltern Railways trains will operate between Marylebone - Aylesbury Vale Parkway (via Amersham). During this period, rail replacement buses will operate as follows, connecting with trains to/from Marylebone at Beaconsfield:

  • Beaconsfield - Amersham - Great Missenden - Wendover - Stoke Mandeville - Aylesbury - Aylesbury Vale Parkway.

Finalised timetables are uploaded into online journey planners 9 weeks before the date of operation. Please check your journey in the planner at the following link: https://buy.chilternrailways.co.uk/. Any journey checked outside of this timescale may be subject to change; please double-check how these amendments are due to affect your travel plans. For some engineering works and special events at Wembley Stadium, timetables may be released closer to the date of operation.

Last updated: 18/07/24 - 01:52