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.

Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Weymouth on Sunday 15 April

Start date
15/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-super-Mare / Westbury and Frome / Weymouth / Portsmouth Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Dorchester West, closing all lines.

Services that run to / from Weymouth will be amended to start / terminate at Castle Cary or Frome. Replacement buses will run between Castle Cary and Weymouth, calling at all stations.

The 11:25 Westbury to Frome will be extended to run to Castle Cary.

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.

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.