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Buses replace trains between Gloucester and Stroud / Bristol Parkway before 17:30 on Sunday 23 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 23 Jun 2024 to 23 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham New Street / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Foregate Street


Engineering work is taking place between Gloucester and Stonehouse / Cam & Dursley, closing various lines.


Before 17:30, trains will be diverted between Cheltenham Spa and Bristol Parkway, extending journey times by up to an hour.

Great Western Railway:

Before approximately 16:40, buses will replace trains between:

  • Gloucester and Bristol Parkway.

  • Gloucester and Stroud.

The first trains to run will be:

Via Stroud:

  • The 15:29 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa service.

  • The 16:00 Cheltenham Spa to Swindon service.

Via Cam & Dursley:

  • 15:46 Worcester Foregate Street to Bristol Temple Meads service.

  • 16:38 Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester service.

Additionally, the 09:38 Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted to run via Severn Tunnel Junction, not calling at Yate or Cam & Dursley.

Check before you travel:

You can use 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.