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 overnight service between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 January

Start date
29/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads; between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Patchway and Bristol Temple Meads from 23:00 until 05:15 closing all lines.

23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A bus will replace the train between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central, setting down only at Newport.

23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Patchway to Bristol Parkway, where it will terminate. A bus will then run to call at Filton Abbey Wood, Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads.

04:45 (Mon) Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will start from Bristol Parkway. EARLIER road transport will depart Bristol Temple Meads at 04:25 to connect with the train at Bristol Parkway.

04:45 (Tue-Thu) Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon. EARLIER road transport will run from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads to connect with the train.


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.

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