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Amended evening Great Western Railway services to Cheltenham Spa on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 03 Jan 2024 to 04 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Swindon and Cheltenham Spa


Engineering work is taking place between Swindon / Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa, closing various lines on Wednesday and Thursday nights. ​​​​​​​

As a result:

  • The 21:31 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa service will terminate at Gloucester. A replacement bus will run from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa.

  • The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester, calling additionally at Bristol Parkway and terminating at Gloucester. It will not call at Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse or Cheltenham Spa. A replacement bus will run from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa, calling at Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse and Gloucester.

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.