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 23:36 Swindon to Gloucester service from Monday 28 to Thursday 31 January

Start date
28/01/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Swindon and Gloucester

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place after 23:35 each night from Monday to Thursday inclusive between Stonehouse and Gloucester, closing the line.

The 23:36 Swindon to Gloucester train will be diverted via Severn Tunnel Junction (but will not call).

The diverted train will be unable to call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse. Road transport will run between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa, to serve these stations.

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.