Future engineering work

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Amended service between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway / Patchway from Monday 18 December to Thursday 21 December

Start date
18/12/2017  00:00
End date
21/12/2017 
Route affected

CrossCountry between Paignton and Birmingham New Street, between Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads and Edinburgh, and also between Bristol Temple Meads and Glasgow Central / Manchester Piccadilly

Great Western Railway between Taunton and Gloucester, between Bristol Temple Meads and Swansea / Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Shrub Hill, and also between Cardiff Central and London Paddington

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway / Patchway from 22:20 each night, closing some lines.

CrossCountry

The 15:00 Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads and the 17:07 Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads services will divert and will not call at Bristol Parkway. This will extend journey times by approximately 45 minutes.

Road transport will run between Cheltenham Spa / Gloucester and Bristol Parkway.

Great Western Railway

Trains will start / terminate at Bristol Parkway with road transport running between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. Road transport is in place to connect with train services.

The 21:30 and 22:36 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads services will call additionally at Patchway. The 22:36 will then be diverted to Bristol Parkway.

The 21:19 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central and the 22:04 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads services will not run.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads with road transport running from Bristol Temple Meads and will call at Newport and Cardiff Central.

The 04:47 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service will divert between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon and will not call at Bristol Parkway.

 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Great Western Railway, 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.