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Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Amended evening services between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 19 Aug 2024 to 22 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

19:15 Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads

20:30 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare

21:08 Paignton to Bristol Temple Meads

21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads

22:00 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

22:44 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads

23:05 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury

23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, closing some lines.

The following services are affected:

  • The 19:15 Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads will divert after Taunton to terminate at Westbury.

This service will not call at Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham, Weston-super-Mare and Yatton.

  • The 20:30 London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare, calling at Nailsea & Blackwell, Yatton, and Worle.

  • The 21:08 Paignton to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Taunton.

  • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads service will depart Westbury later than normal at 23:55. A replacement bus service will run between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham, Weston-super-Mare and Yatton.

  • The 22:00 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will not call at Highbridge & Burnham and Bridgwater, arriving at Taunton earlier than usual. A replacement bus service will run between Weston-super-Mare and Taunton calling at Highbridge & Burnham and Bridgwater.

  • The 22:44 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads service will divert after Taunton to terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus service will run between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads, calling at all stations.

  • The 23:05 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will divert between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton. A replacement bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton calling at all stations.

  • The 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury service will operate later than usual throughout.

  • The 23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will start at Taunton. A replacement bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton calling at all stations, departing earlier than usual from Bristol Temple Meads.

A replacement bus service will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids calling at all stations (stopping only).

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