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 Temple Meads area from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 January

Start date
21/01/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome, and also between London Paddington to Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Bristol / Westbury area, closing some lines overnight.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

  • The 23:21 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome service will depart 31 minutes earlier than normal, at 22:50 . A replacement bus will run at 23:20 from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury, calling at Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge. A second bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads at 23:20, calling at all stations to Frome.
  • The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not call at Chippenham or Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

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.