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 late night trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central on Friday 18 May

Start date
18/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between London Paddington and Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway, closing all lines.

As a result, the 23:30 (departing 23:40) London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central, calling at Newport only.

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 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.