Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended overnight Great Western Railway services from Monday 20 to Friday 24 March

Start date
20/03/2017  00:00
End date
24/03/2017 
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work at various locations closing various lines.

Customer Advice:

Monday to Wednesday

From approximately 21:00 trains will not call at Pangbourne. Customers should travel via Tilehurst for connecting buses.

23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa is diverted Swindon and Gloucester via Bristol Parkway (not calling). A connecting bus will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa calling at all stations via Kemble. Wednesday only, the train is replaced by a bus between Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.

Monday to Thursday

From approximately 21:40 each night, trains are diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Bristol Parkway (not calling). Connecting buses will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

21:15 London Paddington to Swansea is diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend slightly extending journey time.

23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome is retimed to depart Bristol Temple Meads at 22:50. An additional bus will run at 23: 20 between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury calling at all stations.

Tuesday to Thursday

04:00 Oxford to London Paddington will not call at Pangbourne. Customers should travel via Tilehurst for connecting buses.

Friday

From approximately 21:00 trains will not call at Pangbourne. Customers should travel via Tilehurst for connecting buses.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.