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Buses replace evening trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton on Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 15 Apr 2024 to 18 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway services between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare / Westbury / Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Penzance

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, closing various lines on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:

The 19:15 Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads will divert between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads(via Westbury – NOT calling). It will NOT call at Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham, Weston-super-Mare and Yatton. Road transport will operate from Taunton to Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham, Weston-super-Mare and Yatton, continuing to Bristol Temple Meads.

The 20:30 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. Road transport will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Nailsea & Backwell, Yatton, Worle and Weston-super-Mare.

The 21:08 Paignton to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate Taunton. Connects at Taunton into the diverted 22:44 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads service (below).

The 22:00 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids will not call at Highbridge & Burnham or Bridgwater. It will arrive Taunton a few minutes earlier than normal. Normal timings departing Taunton and beyond. Road transport will operate from Weston-super-Mare to Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater and Taunton (connecting at Taunton into the train below).

The 22:44 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will divert between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads (via Westbury – not calling). It will not call at Bridgwater and stations to Bedminster. Road transport will operate from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads, calling all stations.

The 23:05 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids will divert between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton (via Westbury – not calling). It will not call at Bedminster and stations to Bridgwater. Road transport will operate from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton, calling all stations.

The 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury will operate a few minutes later than normal throughout.

The 23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids will start from Taunton. Earlier road transport will run from Bristol Temple Meads, calling at all stations to Taunton to connect into the train. Also, road transport will run at 23:50 from Bristol Temple Meads setting down only at all stations (except Bedminster and Parson Street) to Exeter St Davids.

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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.