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 service between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central on Friday 19 April

Start date
19/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Portsmouth Harbour / Taunton / Bristol Temple Meads / Frome and Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Filton Abbey Wood and Newport, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

Trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central will be revised to start from / terminate at Bristol Parkway.

Trains between Taunton and Cardiff Central will be revised to run between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads.

Replacement road transport will run between Bristol Parkway and Newport, some running fast between the stations and others calling at all stations.

Rail connections will be available between Newport and Cardiff Central.

The last service from Cardiff Central will be by bus at 23:27, picking up at Newport, then calling at Severn Tunnel Junction and all stations to Bristol Temple Meads.

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.