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 23:26 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 September

Start date
24/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

From 23:00 each night, engineering work is taking place between Stone house and Gloucester closing the line.

The 23:26 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa is diverted, retimed and will not call at stations between Swindon and Gloucester where the train will terminate.

A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.