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.

Reduced service to / from Bristol Parkway on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December

Start date
01/12/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and Penzance

Great Western Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill / Gloucester (via Bristol Temple Meads) and Westbury / Brighton / Weymouth, between Cardiff Central and Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour and between Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare


TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Filton Abbey Wood closing the line.


Trains are diverted between Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads via and calling additionally at Bath Spa and Swindon but will not call at Bristol Parkway. Journey times will be extended by 60 minutes. 

Great Western Railway

Trains will be diverted to run between Worcester Shrub Hill / Gloucester and Cardiff Central via Bristol Parkway and then will continue to run between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Brighton / Weymouth.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour.

Buses will replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads calling at all stations. 

Additional buses will run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads running non stop. 

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.