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 evening services in the Bristol Parkway / Patchway area from Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 October

Start date
08/10/2018  00:00
End date
10/10/2018 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Portsmouth Harbour, and also between London Paddington and Weston-super-Mare

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway / Patchway and Bristol Temple Meads, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

  • 19:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-Super-Mare will run in two parts: Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads, then Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington. Customers will have to change trains at Bristol Temple Meads.
  • 20:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads to Filton Abbey Wood / Bristol Parkway. Rail connections should be used for Patchway, Severn Tunnel Junction, Newport and Cardiff Central.
  • 21:21 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will not run.
  • 22:04 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will not run.
  • 22:36 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will call additionally at Patchway, then divert to Bristol Parkway where the service will terminate.
  • 23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted to terminate at Bristol Parkway. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads.
  • 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads 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

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.