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 Swindon / Westbury and also between Swindon and Westbury on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

Start date
11/05/2019  00:00
End date
12/05/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway - Between Swansea, Penzance, Paignton, Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington

Between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour

Between Swindon and Westbury

Between Great Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester and Weymouth / Portsmouth / Brighton

South Western Railway - Between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol and Westbury, closing all lines.

Trains will not run between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury or between Swindon and Westbury.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa and Chippenham
  • Chippenham and Swindon
  • Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury - some buses will call at all stations and some will run directly or with fewer calling points. Some buses will be extended to run to / from Frome for better rail connections.
  • Swindon and Westbury

Trains between Swansea, Penzance, Paignton,Taunton, Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington will be diverted via an alternative route between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Great Western Railway, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with South Western Railway, 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

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.