Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa on Sunday 7 January

Start date
07/01/2018  00:00
End date
07/01/2018 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-super-Mare and London Paddington; Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton; Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth; and also between Swindon and Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Salisbury

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa, with a journey time of approximately 40 minutes.

Great Western Railway

High Speed services between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington will be diverted via Bristol Parkway, and not call at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

If you are travelling between Bath Spa or Chippenham and Reading / London Paddington, you should change at Swindon.

Additionally, a reduced service will run between Swindon and Westbury; and trains to and from Frome and Weymouth will also be amended.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey for South Western Railway using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes for Great Western Railway 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.