Future engineering work

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Amended service between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads from 21:30 on Thursday 9 August

Start date
09/08/2018  00:00
End date
09/08/2018 
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Worcester Shrub Hill / Swansea / Exeter St Davids / Taunton / Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Chippenham from 21.30 until 23.40 and also between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads from 23.40 until 05.40, closing some lines.

From London Paddington

20:45 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. Road transport will operate from Swindon to Chippenham, also from Chippenham to Bath Spa

21:15 London Paddington to Swansea will connect at Swindon into road transport from Swindon to Chippenham, setting down only at Bath Spa, also Bristol Temple Meads.

21:45 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, NOT calling at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham.

21:48 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will call additionally Didcot Parkway.

22:15 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads and 23.30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. Road transport will run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, also Bristol Temple Meads.

To London Paddington

17:42 Penzance to London Paddington will be diverted between Bath Spa and Reading, NOT calling at Chippenham, Swindon and Didcot Parkway. Road transport will operate from Bath Spa to Chippenham and Swindon. Rail connection Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa.

20:29 Swansea to London Paddington will call additionally Didcot Parkway.

21:28 Taunton to London Paddington will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon, NOT calling at Bath Spa and Chippenham. Road transport will operate from Bath Spa to Chippenham and Swindon.

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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.