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 late night trains between Bristol Parkway and Gloucester from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 August

Start date
13/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Warminster and Cheltenham Spa, and between Bristol Temple Meads and Great Malvern, and also between Taunton and Gloucester

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Yate, closing lines each night from 21:30.

As a result of this, the following trains are amended:

The 20:35 Taunton to Gloucester service will terminate at Bristol Parkway. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Parkway to Gloucester, calling at Yate and Cam & Dursley.

The 21:20 Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Gloucester. A replacement bus will run from Gloucester to Bristol Parkway, calling at Cam & Dursley and Yate. A train service will run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

The 21:36 Great Malvern to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted between Gloucester and Bristol Parkway, extending journey times.

The 22:42 Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester will be diverted between Bristol Parkway and Gloucester, extending journey times. A bus will run from Bristol Parkway to Gloucester, calling at Yate and Cam & Dursley.

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.