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 Great Western Railway services from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 April

Start date
18/04/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes.

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between  Bath Spa / Freshford and Oldfield Park, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Cardiff Central - Portsmouth Harbour Services

Some trains will be re-timed to depart earlier and may not call at various stations. 

Weymouth Services

Some services will incur a few extra minutes journey time between Oldfield Park and Bath Spa and will run later beyond these stations.

Bristol Temple Meads - Westbury services

Some trains will not run, whilst others will make additional stops and may run be re-timed to run later. 

London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads services

One train per hour will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. 

Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Bath Spa, calling at Chippenham. 

Check before you travel:

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


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.

Project Information:

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