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Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, c2c, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, Southern, Thameslink, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Amended evening services between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton from Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Sep 2024 to 03 Oct 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway services to / from / via Bridgwater

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, closing all lines via Weston-super-Mare overnight.

Monday. Tuesday and Thursday:

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 service will terminate at Taunton. A replacement bus will run from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads.

The 22:00 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service 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 run from Weston-super-Mare to Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater and Taunton (connecting at Taunton with the 23:05 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service, see below).

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

The 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury service will depart at 23:08 and will operate a few minutes later than normal throughout.

The 23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will start from Taunton at 01:45 (Tuesday / Wednesday / Friday). Earlier road transport will run from Bristol Temple Meads, calling at all stations to Taunton to connect into the train. Also road transport at 23:50 (Monday / Tuesday / Thursday) from Bristol Temple Meads setting down only at all stations (except Bedminster, Parson Street and Weston Milton) to Exeter St Davids.

Monday to Thursday:

The 19:15 Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads service service will be diverted between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads, and will not call at Bridgwater, Highbridge & Burnham, Weston-super-Mare or Yatton. A replacement bus will run from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads, serving these stations.

The 22:44 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Bridgwater and stations to Bedminster. A replacement bus will run from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads, serving these stations.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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