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.

Amended 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service from Monday 14 until Thursday 17 May

Start date
14/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Swindon to Cheltenham Spa

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place nightly between Swindon and Gloucester, closing all lines.

The 23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service will be diverted via Bristol Parkway, and will not call at stations between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa.

A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa, calling at all stations. Customers travelling to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa should travel on the diverted train service.

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.