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.

Amended Great Western Railway services in the Bristol Parkway area from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 September

Start date
03/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Wednesday:

The 23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will depart Patchway and beyond about 5 minutes later than usual.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will divert after Bristol Temple Meads via Bedminster (not calling). The service will change direction of travel, and run a few minutes later than usual after Bristol Temple Meads.


The 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea and the 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will run 5 minutes later than usual between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.