Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July

Start date
14/07/2018  00:00
End date
15/07/2018 
Route affected
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Between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach, closing all lines.

Because of this buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth / Severn Beach.

Saturday:

An hourly bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth, calling at Clifton Down, Sea Mills and Shirehampton, every other bus service will additionally run to / from St Andrews Road and Severn Beach.

There will also be an hourly bus between Bristol Temple Meads and Clifton Down, calling at Stapleton Road, Montpelier and Redland, connecting at Clifton Down with buses between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth / Severn Beach.

Sunday:

An hourly bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach, calling at all stations. There will also be a bus at 09.19 from Clifton Down to Bristol Temple Meads.

The last buses on Sunday will be:

  • 18.53 Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach
  • 19.53 Bristol Temple Meads to Avonmouth
  • 20.53 Bristol Temple Meads to Clifton Down
  • 19.42 Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads
  • 20.57 Avonmouth to Bristol Temple Meads

Typical road journey times from Bristol Temple Meads to Clifton Down 48 minutes, Avonmouth 65 minutes, Severn Beach 83 minutes.

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.