Future engineering work

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Amended late night Great Western Railway service on Saturday 17 and early morning Sunday 18 February

Start date
17/02/2018  00:00
End date
18/02/2018 
Route affected
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Various Great Western Railway routes through Bristol Temple Meads

 
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Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Temple Meads and between Bath Spa and Yatton, closing various lines.

Saturday

  • 21:32 Southampton Central (starting Westbury 22:48) to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at BATH SPA 23:16. A bus will depart at 23:26 from Bath Spa to Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road 23:34, Keynsham 23:58 and Bristol Temple Meads 00:20 (Sun).
  • 21:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will depart Bath Spa and arrive Bristol Temple Meads a few minutes later than normal.
  • 22:01 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids will terminate at TAUNTON, for onward rail connection to Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids.
  • 22:16 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach will terminate at AVONMOUTH. A bus will depart at 22:47 from Avonmouth to St Andrews Road 22:50 and Severn Beach 23:02.
  • 22:35 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Swindon to terminate at BRISTOL PARKWAY 00:04 (Sun). It will NOT call at Chippenham, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads. A bus will depart at 00:15 (Sun) from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads 00:35. A bus will depart at 23:45 from Swindon to Chippenham 00:20 (Sun) and Bath Spa 00:55. This bus continues at 01:08 from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads (01:38). There will also be a bus at 23:40 from Chippenham, from Bath Spa 00:15 (Sun) to Bristol Temple Meads 00:45 (Sun).
  • 22:47 Cardiff Central (starting Newport 23:27) to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted to BRISTOL PARKWAY 23:55, where it will terminate. A bus will depart at 00:05(Sun) from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads 00:25.
  • 22:54 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads will start from AVONMOUTH, EARLIER than normal at 22:45. A bus will depart from Severn Beach 22:25 and St Andrews Road 22:37 to Avonmouth to connect into the train.
  • 23:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted after Swindon to terminate at BRISTOL PARKWAY 01:08 (Sun). It will NOT call at Chippenham, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads. A bus will depart at 01:20(Sun) from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads 01:40. A bus will depart at 00:49 (Sun) from Swindon to Chippenham 01:24, setting down only at Bath Spa 01:59. (This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads 02:29).

Sunday

  • 07:26 Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance will start from Weston-super-Mare 07:49. An EARLIER bus will depart at 07:00 from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare to connect into the train. There will also be a bus at 07:26 from Bristol Temple Meads and Yatton 07:56 to Weston-super-Mare 08:26 for later rail connections.
  • 07:45 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will start from BRISTOL PARKWAY 07:59, then run direct to Swindon; normal timings beyond. It will NOT call at Bath Spa and Chippenham. An EARLIER bus will depart at 07:30 from Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway to connect into the train. There will also be a bus at 07:41 from Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa 08:11 and Chippenham 08:50.
  • 08:15 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will start from BRISTOL PARKWAY 08:29, then run direct to Swindon, normal timings beyond. It will NOT call at Bath Spa and Chippenham. An EARLIER bus will depart at 07:55 from Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway to connect into the train, also an EARLIER bus will depart at 07:35 from Bath Spa and Chippenham 08:10 to Swindon to connect into the train.
  • 08:26 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington will start from BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS 09:00. An EARLIER bus will depart at 07:45 from Weston-super-Mare, Worle 08:00, Yatton 08:15, Nailsea & Backwell 08:30 to Bristol Temple Meads to connect into the train.
  • 08:23 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will start from BATH SPA 08:39. An EARLIER bus will depart at 07:42 from Bristol Temple Meads, Keynsham 08:02, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road 08:21 to Bath Spa to connect into the train.
  • 08:28 Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance will operate in two parts: 08:57 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids and 10:04 Exeter St Davids to Penzance – NO CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO TRAINS.
  • 08:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central (terminating Newport) will start from BRISTOL PARKWAY 08:53, then call Severn Tunnel Junction and Newport. An EARLIER bus will depart at 08:15 from Bristol Temple Meads, Filton Abbey Wood 08:35 to Bristol Parkway to connect into the train.

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