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Buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway / Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa / Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Foregate Street before 16:00 on Sunday 12 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 May 2024 to 12 May 2024

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Paignton / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham / Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Hereford.

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa


Engineering work is taking place between Ashchurch for Tewkesbury and Worcester Shrub Hill, and between Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa, closing various lines.


Before 16:00: Buses will replace trains between Worcestershire Parkway and Cheltenham Spa / Bristol Parkway.

Great Western Railway:

Before 16:00: Buses will replace trains between Gloucester and Worcester Shrub Hill via Cheltenham Spa, Ashchurch for Tewkesbury and Worcester Foregate Street.

Transport for Wales:

Until 17:00, buses will replace trains between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry or Great Western Railway, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Transport for Wales, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.