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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

Buses replace late night trains between Reading and Swindon / Chippenham on Sunday 14 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads


Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing various lines.

The 23:00 and 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, not calling at Didcot Parkway, Swindon or Chippenham.

For Didcot Parkway, you should travel on the 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service and change at Reading for other train services.

Replacement buses will run between Reading and Swindon and Chippenham.

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.