PEOPLE are being warned that the level crossing in London Road and Charbridge Lane in Bicester will be closed for rail work over a string of dates this month.

Network Rail said London Road will be shut on May 8/9/12/14/16 from 7am to 5pm, all weekend on May 17 and 18, and overnight on May 20 to 21, from 11pm to 6am. A shuttle bus will operate to take people from one side of the diversion to the other.

Charbridge Lane level crossing will close between 12.01am tomorrow and 5am on May 8. The work is part of Chiltern Railway’s scheme to create a link between Oxford and London Marylebone via Bicester Town Station.