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 late night midweek Great Western Railway service between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway from Tuesday 9 until Friday 12 October

Start date
09/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Filton Abbey Wood, closing the line each morning until 04:55.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:45 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington service will start from Bristol Parkway. Earlier road transport will be provided to run from Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway to connect with the train.


The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A bus will be provided from Bristol Temple Meads, setting down only at Newport and Cardiff Central.

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.