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Last updated:Today at 15:50
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Buses replace trains between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester from Monday 29 July to Friday 9 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Jul 2024 to 09 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham, and between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Lydney, closing some lines.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester (buses supplied by Transport for Wales).

The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central (Mon-Fri) will be replaced by a bus between Bristol Temple Meads and Newport.

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, 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.