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.

Improvement work in the Bristol area until 07:20 on Saturday 11 May

Start date
11/05/2019  00:00
End date
11/05/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Plymouth, Bristol and Manchester / Edinburgh / Glasgow

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth, Severn Beach, Penzance, between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central and between London Paddington and Swansea / Cardiff

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Major improvement work is taking place in the Bristol area, resulting in all lines through Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway being closed until 07:20 on Saturday 11 May

Until 07:20, there will be no trains to or from Bristol Parkway or Bristol Temple Meads.

CrossCountry

Early morning services via Bristol will be replaced by buses between Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway / Gloucester.

Great Western Railway:

Services between Cardiff and Portsmouth will not run between Severn Tunnel Junction and Westbury. Buses will replace trains between these stations. Buses will depart earlier than the usual train times in order to connect with trains at Severn Tunnel Junction and Westbury.

An amended service will run between Swansea, Cardiff and Bristol / London. Some services will be cancelled or amended to start / terminate at a different station than usual. Some services will be replaced by buses between Newport / Severn Tunnel Junction and Bristol / Swindon.

Buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth.

Services between Bristol and Taunton / Plymouth / Penzance will be cancelled or amended to start / terminate at Weston-super-Mare. Buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare in place of some cancelled services. 

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.