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Last updated:Today at 16:20
Train companies affected:Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Weymouth on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Sep 2024 to 29 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Cheltenham Spa / Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon / Westbury and Weymouth


Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Dorchester West, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Castle Cary and Weymouth. Two different calling patterns will apply:

  • Fast buses will call at Yeovil Pen Mill and Dorchester West.

  • Stopping buses will call at all stations.

At Upwey, buses from Castle Cary will call to drop off only and buses towards Castle Cary will stop to pick up only.

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.