Train services on the Bicester to Oxford line are stopping for two years so work can start on a high speed line to London. Chiltern Railways is to start work to link the line to the London Marylebone mainline, due to open in summer 2015. The company said it would be the "first new rail link between two major British cities for 100 years". Replacement buses are in place from Saturday with ticket prices remaining the same and with room for bicycles. Bicester Town station is being rebuilt and a new station called Oxford Parkway will be constructed to serve the north and east of the city. The line between Oxford Parkway and London Marylebone will open in summer 2015
The last train for two years will run on the Oxford to Bicester line so work can start on a high speed line to London Marylebone.