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.

Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March

Start date
23/03/2019  00:00
End date
24/03/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Birmingham New Street and Plymouth / Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Services will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, extending journey times by 1 hour. Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.

Great Western Railway:

Services between London Paddington and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton via Bristol Temple Meads will be amended, and will not run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton.

Some services between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Penzance that usually run via Bristol Temple Meads will be amended to run via Westbury.

Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. An amended timetable will run between Weston-super-Mare and Taunton.

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

Bicycles:

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.