Future engineering work

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Amended early morning trains to and from London Paddington on Saturday 09 June

Start date
09/06/2018  00:00
End date
09/06/2018 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington / Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads / Swansea / Western-super-Mare / Cheltenham Spa

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon and also between Swindon and Bristol Parkway until 07:50 Saturday, closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

03:59 Swansea to London Paddington will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads.

04:59 Swansea to London Paddington will depart at 04:29 and will be diverted and not call at Swindon.

05:29 Swansea to London Paddington will divert and will not call at Bristol Parkway. A connecting bus will run at 06:40 between Bristol Parkway and Swindon .

05:30 Cheltenham Spa to Swindon will terminate at Kemble. Road transport will operate from Kemble to Swindon / Reading to connect with train services.

05:30 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will divert and will not call at Chippenham, Swindon and Didcot Parkway. Road transport will run between Chippenham / Swindon to Reading / Didcot Parkway to connect with trains.

06:53 Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington will be diverted and not call at Chippenham, Swindon and Didcot Parkway.

06:30 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will depart 20 minutes earlier and will not call at Swindon or Didcot Parkway.  For Didcot Parkway travel on alternative services.

06:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will not run. The 06:22 London Paddington to Great Malvern will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

07:00 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will call at Didcot Parkway and operate later than normal from Swindon and beyond.

07:16 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will be replaced by a bus between Swindon and Kemble.

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

Bicycles:

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.