Future engineering work

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Amended morning services in the Westbury area on Sunday 18 March

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Frome / Warminster / Weymouth, and also between Swindon and Westbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place until 09:30 on Sunday morning, closing some lines. As a result, some services will be retimed or cancelled. The following services will be amended:

The 08:23 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth service will depart at 08:45.

The 08:28 Westbury to Swindon service will not run. A replacement bus will run from Warminster at 07:57, calling at Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Trowbridge, Melksham and Chippenham.

The 08:30 Westbury to Warminster service is cancelled.

The 08:47 Warminster to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Westbury at 09:37. An earlier bus will run from Warminster and Dilton Marsh to Westbury to connect with this train.

The 09:25 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth service will depart at 09:28.

The 09:26 Swindon to Westbury will not run. A replacement bus will depart from Chippenham at 09:18, calling at Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury.

The 09:35 Frome to Cardiff Central will start from Westbury at 11:14.

In addition to the above amendments, no trains will run all day between Swindon and Westbury. Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Chippenham, and also between Chippenham and Westbury.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.