We are pleased to announce that Network Rail has confirmed the signalling fault affecting services on the Snow Hill lines is now restored. This means that from Saturday morning, we will be able to run a full timetabled train service.
The rail replacement bus services and alternative travel arrangements with National Express West Midlands will remain in place today.
We are very sorry if you have been caught up in these problems. Please remember to claim compensation under our Delay Repay scheme at www.londonmidland.com/delayrepay
Alternative travel arrangements
To keep you on the move the following alternative travel arrangements are in place:
- Small Heath - Tyseley - Hall Green - Spring Road - Yardley Wood - Shirley
National Express West Midlands are accepting train tickets on the following bus routes:
6, 8a, 8c,
11a, 11c, 31,
Shirley - Stratford-upon-Avon
Rail replacement buses run between Shirley - Whitlocks End - Wythall -
Earlswood - The Lakes - Wood End - Danzey - Henley-in-Arden - Wootton Wawen - Wilmcote - Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway - Stratford-upon-Avon. In general we are trying to run buses as close to the normal train timetable as possible from Stratford-upon-Avon and
Shirley. However, intermediate times will vary.
Avon bus departures:
06.27, 06.52, 07.26, 07.42, 08.26, 09.26,
10.26, 11.26, 12.26, 13.26, 14.26, 15.26, 16.26, 17.26, 18.26, 19.27, 20.27,
21.27, 22.33* and 23.30**
* does not call at Wootton Wawen, Danzey, Wood End, The Lakes, Earlswood. Continues beyond Shirley to Yardley Wood, Hall Green, Spring Road, Tyseley, Small Heath and Birmingham Moor Street.
** only calls at Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway and Birmingham Moor Street
06.48~, 07.00, 07.43, 08.45, 09.45, 10.45,
11.45, 12.45, 13.45, 14.45, 15.45, 16.46, 17.46, 18.08, 18.48, 19.48, 20.48,
~ does not call at Earlswood, The Lakes,
Wood End, Danzey, Wootton Wawen, Wilmcote.
- Stratford Parkway / Stratford-upon-Avon via Warwick Parkway
The quickest way to Stratford-upon-Avon is by using Chiltern Railways via Warwick Parkway. Shuttle buses are running between Warwick Parkway - Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway - Stratford-upon-Avon stations. There is no extra charge for travelling on this route.
Stratford-upon-Avon bus departures: 07.05,
08.05, 09.05, 10.05, 11.05, 12.05, 13.05, 14.05, 15.05, 16.05
Warwick Parkway bus departures: 07.45,
08.45, 09.45, 10.45, 11.45, 12.45, 13.45, 14.45, 15.55
A direct bus will leave Dorridge at 06.25 calling at Lapworth - Claverdon - Bearley - Wilmcote - Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway - Stratford-upon-Avon. At other times you should travel via Warwick Parkway as above.