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 Yeovil Pen Mill 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 Yeovil Pen Mill and Dorchester West, closing all lines.

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

An additional train will run at 17:30 from Westbury to Castle Cary and Yeovil Pen Mill.

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.