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 late night Great Western Railway services from Monday 25 to Friday 29 June

Start date
25/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Great Western Railway network, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 20:21 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads will run in two parts: Weymouth to Westbury and then Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads. It will be necessary to change trains at Westbury.

The 21:03 London Paddington tp Plymouth service will arrive at Plymouth up to 12 minutes later than normal.

The 22:30 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will depart approximately 30 minutes earlier than normal. A bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury and a Minibus from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome calling at all stations. Both buses will depart at 23:20.

The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" sleeper service will depart Exeter St Davids earlier than normal, but is then expected to run to time from Plymouth and beyond.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:51 Plymouth Plymouth to London Paddington service will have slightly revised timings from Newton Abbot and beyond.

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.