Future engineering work

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Amended services in the Bristol Temple Meads area on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March

Start date
10/03/2018  00:00
End date
11/03/2018 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington / Southampton Central / Exeter St Davids / Weymouth / Penzance / Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Keynsham and Bristol Temple Meads, between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway, and between Bristol Temple Meads and Yatton, closing some lines.

As a result, the following services will be amended:

Saturday:

The 21:32 Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

The 21:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will depart Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads a few minutes later than usual.

The 22:01 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will terminate at Taunton. Customers for Exeter St Davids should use alternative services.

The 22:35 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service is diverted after Swindon and will terminate at Bristol Parkway. This train will not call at Chippenham, Bath Spa or Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. Customers for Chippenham and Bath Spa should change at Swindon for replacement buses to these stations.

The 22:47 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted to terminate at Bristol Parkway. A replacement bus will run between Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads.

The 23:10 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will depart Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads a few minutes later than usual.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Swindon and terminate at Bristol Parkway. This train will not call at Chippenham, Bath Spa or Bristol Temple Meads. Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Chippenham / Bath Spa, and also between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

Sunday:

The 07:26 Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance service will start from Weston-super-Mare at 07:49. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads at 07:00 to connect with this service. An additional bus will run at 07:26 from Bristol Temple Meads to Yatton and Weston-super-Mare for later rail connections.

The 07:45 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service will start from Bristol Parkway at 08:00, then run direct to Swindon, not calling at Bath Spa or Chippenham.

The 08:15 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service will start from Bristol Parkway at 08:30, then run direct to Swindon, not calling at Bath Spa or Chippenham.

The 08:23 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth service will start from Bath Spa at 08:39. A replacement bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa to connect with this service.

The 08:26 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington will start from Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will run between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads.

The 08:28 Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance will run from Bristol Temple Meads 09:00 to Exeter St Davids, and also from Exeter St Davids at 10:06 to Penzance. There will be no connection between these trains.

The 08:49 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will start from Bristol Parkway at 08:56, calling additionally at Severn Tunnel Junction and Newport. An earlier replacement bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway.

The 09:05 Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare service will depart at 09:10.

The 09:56 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington service will start from Bristol Temple Meads at 10:30. A replacement bus will run between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads to connect with this service.

The 22:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Bristol Parkway. Customers for Bristol Temple Meads should travel by earlier or later services.

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Project Information:

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