A number of stores have closed at Oxford railway station leaving commuters confused.

Marks and Spencer, Upper Crust and Greggs were all closed at the station, owned by Great Western Railways, on Wednesday lunchtime.

Pictures shared with the Oxford Mail show the shutters up on each of the three stores.

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This comes amid rail services grounding to a halt as a fresh wave of strikes begins.

An Upper Crust spokesperson said: "This outlet was closed in line with standard plans for days impacted by strike action."

The other shops in the station, including Pret a Manger, WHSmith and Costa Coffe have remained open.

A number of people were sat on the tables inside the station at lunchtime.

The Oxford Mail has contacted the three stores and Great Western Railways for more information on the closures.

All three stores were open again as usual on Thursday.