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 services between Swindon and Bath Spa / Bristol Parkway on Sunday 4 February

Start date
04/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington / Reading / Swindon and Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Carmarthen / Westbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Bath Spa / Bristol Parkway.

Services between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Carmarthen will be diverted and amended, with an hourly service running through the day.

Trains between Swindon and Westbury will not run. Buses will operate every two hours on this route, calling at Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury.

Hourly buses will also operate between Swindon and Chippenham, Swindon and Bath Spa, Swindon and Bristol Parkway, and Chippenham and Bath Spa.

Customers travelling between London Paddington / Reading and Bristol Parkway can use their ticket to travel via Bristol Temple Meads.

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Project Information:

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