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.

Buses replace trains between Didcot Parkway and Swindon on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November

Start date
25/11/2017  00:00
End date
26/11/2017 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cheltenham Spa / Swansea / Penzance / Weston-super-Mare

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Didcot Parkway and Swindon closing the line.

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cheltenham Spa / Swansea / Penzance / Weston-super-Mare will operate to a revised timetable.  Buses will operate between Didcot Parkway and Swindon. Some buses will run between Reading and Swindon.

On Saturday most local trains between Reading and Newbury will be retimed.

Check before you travel:

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

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.