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 Westbury area until 09:15 on Sunday 4 November

Start date
04/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth and between Cardiff Central and Warminster and between Cardiff Central and Frome and between Westbury and Swindon

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bradford-on-Avon and Castle Cary on Sunday 4 November until 09:15, closing some lines.

As a result, the following alterations will be in place:

  • 08:19 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth (terminating at Westbury) will operate approximately 20 minutes later than normal
  • 08:30 Westbury to Warminster will NOT run
  • 08:47 Warminster to Cardiff Central will start at Westbury at 09:37
  • 09:25 Frome to Cardiff Central will start from Westbury. A replacement bus service will operate earlier between Frome and Westbury
  • 08:28 Westbury to Swindon will NOT run. A replacement bus service will operate earlier from Westbury to Swindon, calling at all stations
  • 09:26 Swindon to Westbury will NOT run and will be replaced by a bus from Chippenham to Westbury


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.