Future engineering work

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Amended service between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury after 22:30 each night from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 November

Start date
27/11/2017  00:00
End date
01/12/2017 
Route affected

Trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description
Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Swindon from 22:30 each night until 05:10 the following morning.

The following services will be amended:

The 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will not run. It will be replaced by two buses; one from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome, calling at all stations and one from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury, calling at Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge.

The 20:21 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads service will run as two separate trains; one from Weymouth to Westbury and one from Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Oldfield Park or Keynsham. A bus will run from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads, calling at these stations.

The 22:32 Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads service will not run. It will be replaced by two buses; one calling at all stations and one calling at Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath Spa, Oldfield Park and Keynsham.

The 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will be diverted via Bristol Parkway, NOT calling. It will arrive Cheltenham Spa 01.00. There will be a bus departing Swindon 23:36, Kemble 00:06, Stroud 00:36 and Stonehouse (Post Office) 00.46. This bus continues to Gloucester, to set down only, 01.11 and arriving at Cheltenham Spa 01.31.

The following trains will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Chippenham or Bath Spa. Connecting bus services will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa:

 

21:45 London Paddington - Exeter St Davids

 

22:15 London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads

23:30 London Paddington - Cardiff Central

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

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.

Project Information:

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