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« on: March 03, 2021, 11:04:52 am »

Signalling troubles on the Oxford Panel controlled section from Wolvercote towards Ascott-u-Wychwood today

Several delays and short workings, including

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08:13 Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington due 10:24
08:13 Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington due 10:24 has been delayed at Charlbury and is now 32 minutes late.
This is due to a fault with the signalling system.
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2021, 04:33:00 pm »

It's warm but not excessively so. However:

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Alterations to services between Charlbury and Evesham
Due to a speed restriction because of high track temperatures between Charlbury and Evesham trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.
Train services running through these stations may be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

There's been delays throughout the day and similarly yesterday, some in excess of twenty minutes.

That said, I've no idea how many are actually been affected. I've been working from home for fifteen months now.
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2021, 04:45:41 pm »

It's warm but not excessively so. However:

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Alterations to services between Charlbury and Evesham
Due to a speed restriction because of high track temperatures between Charlbury and Evesham trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.
Train services running through these stations may be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

There's been delays throughout the day and similarly yesterday, some in excess of twenty minutes.

That said, I've no idea how many are actually been affected. I've been working from home for fifteen months now.

There were a couple of restrictions following the bridge replacement work, including one long one of 50mph for nearly three miles on the single line section.  I imagine the track hasn't been stressed yet allowing those restrictions to be lifted, and the heat has meant 50mph has been restricted further to 20mph.
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2021, 09:53:05 am »

 
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09:50 London Paddington to Hereford due 12:43
09:50 London Paddington to Hereford due 12:43 will no longer call at Slough.
This is due to this train hitting an obstruction on the line.
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I don't suppose this amendment will have affected may passengers for the OWW (Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton) line, but it does seem to have arisen from a bit of an odd reason
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2021, 01:40:34 pm »

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Delays to services between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford
Following urgent repairs to a bridge between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford all lines will be reopened shortly.
Train services running through these stations will be delayed. Disruption is expected until 14:30 17/09.
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Replacement road transport has begun operating between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford via Moreton-in-Marsh although this is proving difficult to resource, and is very limited. ... [snip]
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No fun if you've wanted to use the OWW (Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton) today
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« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2021, 02:57:50 pm »

 
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13:18 Hereford to London Paddington due 16:24
13:18 Hereford to London Paddington due 16:24 will be started from Oxford.
It will no longer call at Hereford, Ledbury, Colwall, Great Malvern, Malvern Link, Worcester Foregate Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, Worcestershire Parkway Hl, Pershore, Evesham, Honeybourne, Moreton-In-Marsh, Kingham, Charlbury and Hanborough.
This is due to a fault on this train.

The corresponding Down working, 1W01 0950 ex Padd was in trouble at Twyford and caped at Oxford
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