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 service between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 8 until Thursday 11 January

Start date
08/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between London Paddington / Frome / Weymouth / Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central (via Bath Spa)

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads, closing the line from 22:45 each night.

Trains between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads will not run.

Local services will be replaced by buses between Frome / Westbury / Weymouth and Bristol Temple Meads.

Long distance services between London and Bristol will be diverted at Swindon, not calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. Road transport will run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, with some buses extending to call at Bristol Temple Meads.

The 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service will divert via Bristol Parkway, and will arrive at Cheltenham Spa later than the usual timetable. A bus will run between Swindon and Kemble for connecting passengers. The bus continues on to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.

Additional Information:

Buses will call at Railway stations except at Oldfield Park, where buses serve Bus Stops on the A36, Lower Bristol Road. Full details on the locations of pick-up and drop-off can be found here.

Check before you travel:

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


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.