Future engineering work

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Amended service between Swindon and Bristol Parkway each night from 20:40 on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August

Start date
07/08/2018  00:00
End date
08/08/2018 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night from 20:40 between Swindon and Bristol Parkway, closing all lines.

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway (via Bath Spa) and will operate up to 25 minutes later than normal from Bristol Parkway and beyond.

The 19:29 Swansea to London Paddington will be diverted between Bristol Parkway and Swindon (via Bath Spa). It will depart Bristol Parkway a few minutes later than normal, running up to 30 minutes later than normal from Swindon and beyond.

The 20:29 Swansea to London Paddington will be diverted between Newport and Swindon (via Bath Spa). It will NOT call at Bristol Parkway. It will depart Swindon and Reading up to 20 minutes later than normal, arriving London Paddington up to 30 minutes later than normal. Customers for Bristol Parkway should travel on the 21.30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service, calling additionally at Bristol Parkway. Customers from Bristol Parkway should travel by rail to Bristol Temple Meads and connect there into 21:28 Taunton to London Paddington.

The 21:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Severn Tunnel Junction and Filton Abbey Wood and will call additionally at Bristol Parkway.

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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.