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 trains between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction / Cheltenham Spa until 14:00 on Sunday 8 July

Start date
08/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales services between Newport and Cheltenham Spa

CrossCountry services between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction

Great Western Railway between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington and also between Cardiff Central and Newport / Bristol Temple Meads / Portsmouth Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Transport for WalesCrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction, also between Newport and Cheltenham Spa, closing some lines until 14:00.

Arriva Trains Wales

Buses will replace services between Newport and Cheltenham Spa until 14:00.


Buses will replace services between Newport and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa until 14:00.

Great Western Railway

Trains between Cardiff Central / Newport will be retimed to run up to 10 minutes later than usual.

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.