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.

No trains between Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads and Newport on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April

Start date
27/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen, between Cardiff Central and Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton, Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare and between London Paddington and Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction closing all lines.


Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central are diverted to terminate / start at Bristol Temple Meads.

Valid ticket holders should use Great Western Railway replacement buses between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central.

Customers please note that trains between Nottingham and Cardiff Central are not affected by this engineering work.

Great Western Railway

Trains between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen are diverted between Swindon and Newport via but not calling at Gloucester and will be retimed.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton will be amended to start from / terminate at Bristol Parkway. Services that usually run to / from Brighton will be amended to start from / terminate at Portsmouth Harbour.

Buses will run Bristol Parkway and Newport.

A few trains throughout the day will run between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

As a result of above train re-timings, trains between London Paddington and Bedwyn will also be slightly retimed.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.