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Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Amended service between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction from Wednesday 3 to Thursday 18 July 

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Engineering work details

Starts 03 Jul 2024 to 18 Jul 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Portsmouth Harbour / Westbury / Taunton and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen


Engineering work is taking place between Filton Abbey Wood and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing all lines.


Thursday 4 - Thursday 18 July (weekdays only):

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Newport. Change at Newport for trains towards Cardiff Central.

Great Western Railway:

Wednesday 3 - Thursday 18 July:

Long distance services:

Trains between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen will be diverted, and will call additionally at Gloucester. These trains will not call at Bristol Parkway. Journey times between London and Wales will be extended, and trains will be retimed to run earlier or later than usual.

Local services:

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Bristol Parkway and Patchway / Severn Tunnel Junction (peak times only).

  • Bristol Parkway and Newport / Cardiff Central (limited service, late night / early mornings only).

If you are travelling between Patchway and Bristol Parkway, you should use local bus services - rail tickets will be accepted on these services.

At Patchway, buses towards Bristol will stop to set customers down only. Buses from Bristol will stop to pick up customers only.

For Cardiff Central / Newport / Severn Tunnel Junction, you should travel via Gloucester for trains between Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads to connect with amended train services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.