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 evening trains between Severn Beach and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Severn Beach and Bristol Temple Meads

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Montpelier and Bristol Temple Meads each night, closing the line.

The 22:21 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach service will terminate at Avonmouth, where it will be replaced by road transport for stations to Severn Beach.

The 23:08 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Avonmouth. A replacement bus will depart earlier than usual from Severn Beach to connect with this train.

A replacement bus will run from Severn Beach at 23:15 to Bristol Temple Meads, calling at all stations.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.