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 late night services from London Paddington from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 January

Start date
01/01/2018  00:00
End date
04/01/2018 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Exeter St Davids / Taunton / Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Didcot Parkway and Chippenham/Bristol Parkway from 22.20 until 05.20 each night, closing some lines.

The following High Speed Services to / from London Paddington will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, NOT calling at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham:

  • 21:45 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids 
  • 22:27 (Mon) and 22:15 (Tue-Thu) London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads 
  • 23.30 (Mon) London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  • 23:30 (Tue-Thu) London Paddington to Cardiff Central 
  • 17:42 Penzance to London Paddington
  • 20:29 (Tue-Thu) Swansea to London Paddington will be diverted after Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads where it will terminate.
  • 21:27 Taunton to London Paddington will depart Bristol Temple Meads

 

Passengers are to use alternative rail / bus services to complete their journey.

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.