Service alteration details
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Disruption between Bridgwater and Taunton until further notice
- Incident created
- 07/02/2014 08:54
- Last updated
- 11/03/2014 08:43
- Route affected
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CrossCountry trains between Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids
First Great Western trains between London Paddington / Cardiff Central and Taunton; also between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids
- TOC(s) affected
- CrossCountry; First Great Western;
Following repairs to the railway caused by flooding near Bridgwater on the Somerset levels, a very limited train service is now able to run between Bridgwater and Taunton.
Pictures of the flooding are available here and here.
- A limited number of trains are running between Bristol Temple Meads, Taunton, Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids.
- Passengers travelling to/from Taunton or Tiverton Parkway should either use the direct trains, or use the rail replacement bus service between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton and the limited train service between Taunton and Tiverton Parkway.
- Passengers may also use First Great Western services between Bristol and Taunton.
First Great Western
- Buses are replacing trains between Bridgwater and Taunton.
- Trains that usually run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton will only run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.
- Trains between Cardiff Central and Taunton will only run between Cardiff Central and Bridgwater.
- In addition to the bus and train services detailed above, a very limited train service is now running between Taunton, Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham and Weston-super-Mare.
Damage to the railway and sea wall at Dawlish is also disrupting journeys on routes south of Taunton. Full details regarding this can be found here.
Twitter hashtag: #Bridgwater
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