Future engineering work

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Amended overnight Great Western Railway services between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare on Monday 18 December, Tuesday 19 and Thursday 21 December

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

Between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Western-super-Mare, closing some lines.

The 19:30 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. There will be an alternative train service available from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare.

The 21:45 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids service will call at Bristol Temple Meads before diverting between there and Taunton via Bath Spa. This will result in the service calling at Taunton, Tiverton Parkway, and Exeter St Davids later than normal. A connecting bus service will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgwater, calling at all stations to set down only.

The 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will not run. You should use the bus from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare at 22:37. Those travelling further from Weston-super-Mare towards Exeter St Davids should travel on the 00:08 service from Weston-super-Mare.

The 21:49 Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads will not run

The 22:45 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Exeter St Davids and will then terminate at Weston-super-Mare. A bus will run from Weston-super-Mare to Bristol Temple Meads at 23:25.

Please note - This engineering work will not be taking place on Wednesday 20 December.

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Project Information:

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