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 service at Westbury until 09:25 on Sunday 14 October

Start date
14/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Weymouth / Warminster / Frome, Exeter St Davids and London Paddington, and also between Swindon and Westbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place on routes between Bradford-on-Avon and Castle Cary, closing various lines until 09:25.

The following alterations will apply:

  • 08:19 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will run 20 minutes later than usual
  • 08:28 Westbury to Swindon will not run and be replaced by an earlier bus from Warminster to stations to Chippenham.
  • 08:30 Westbury to Warminster will not run
  • 08:30 Exeter St Davids to London Paddington will call additionally at Frome
  • 08:47 Warminster to Cardiff Central will start from Westbury and run to a later schedule
  • 09:25 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will run 15 minutes later than usual from Maiden Newton
  • 09:25 Frome to Cardiff Central will start from Westbury
  • 09:26 Swindon to Westbury will not run. A bus will be provided to run between Chippenham and Westbury
  • 11:05 Weymouth to Swindon will run 15 minutes later than usual


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.