The Bicester to Oxford Collaboration

Working together to facilitate local economic growth and benefit commuters

The collaboration between Network Rail and Chiltern Railways will manage an upgrade of the line between Oxford and Bicester, and connection of the railway to the Chiltern Main Line at Bicester with the construction of 1km of new railway.

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BREAKING NEWS...Railway upgrade completed ahead of historic Oxford-London Marylebone train service launch

Chiltern Railways has begun the final countdown to the launch of its historic new train service between central Oxford and London Marylebone - after Network Rail engineers finished their latest railway upgrade on time and on budget.

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The Bicester to Oxford Collaboration

Working together to facilitate local economic growth and benefit commuters

The collaboration between Network Rail and Chiltern Railways will manage an upgrade of the line between Oxford and Bicester, and connection of the railway to the Chiltern Main Line at Bicester with the construction of 1km of new railway.

Read more...

BREAKING NEWS...Railway upgrade completed ahead of historic Oxford-London Marylebone train service launch

Chiltern Railways has begun the final countdown to the launch of its historic new train service between central Oxford and London Marylebone - after Network Rail engineers finished their latest railway upgrade on time and on budget.

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Diversions and closures

Tubbs Lane foot bridge works

We are planning our works to keep disruption and diversions to a minimum but occasionally we will need to close or divert access for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians for safety and logistical reasons. Advance warning and updates on these essential road and footpath diversions can be viewed here.Read more...

Notification of works under railway possession between Mill Lane, Islip via Wolvercote to canal bridge, north of Oxford and works at First Turn (5-10 Dec 2016). Read more...

About the collaboration project

P-way construction

The Bicester to Oxford Collaboration programme is being delivered by an integrated project team comprising Network Rail (responsible for UK rail infrastructure), Chiltern Railways (train services operator), and a joint venture led by local companies Carillion and Buckingham Group Contracting (as design-and-build contractor) with support from the East West Rail Consortium – a group of local authorities (including Oxfordshire County Council) and business interests.

Chiltern Railways logoNetwork Rail logoEast West Rail logoCarillion and Buckingham Group Contracting logo Carillion Buckingham Group Contracting Oxfordshire County Council logo

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