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 in the Westbury area on Saturday 24 and until 09:30 on Sunday 25 February

Start date
24/02/2018  00:00
End date
25/02/2018 
Route affected
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Between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon and Westbury / Weymouth / Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary, Westbury, Chippenham and Bradford-on-Avon, closing some lines from 23:00 on Saturday until 09:30 on Sunday.

Saturday:

The 23:10 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus will run from Westbury to Frome.

Sunday: 

The 08:23 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will leave at 08:50, and will be re-timed throughout.

The 08:30 Westbury to Warminster will not run.

The 08:47 Warminster to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Westbury at 09:37. A bus will run from Warminster to connect with this service.

The 09:25 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will leave Yeovil Pen Mill 17 minutes later than usual.

The 09:35 Frome to Newport service will start from Westbury at 09:53. A replacement bus will run from Frome at 09:20 to connect with this train.

The 11:05 Weymouth to Westbury service will depart at 11:20.

Both the 09:26 Swindon to Westbury and the 08:28 Westbury to Swindon will be replaced by a bus between Swindon and Wesbury.

Check before you travel:

These changes 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.

Project Information:

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