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Last updated:Today at 09:26
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, c2c, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, Southern, Thameslink, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Amended late night service between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 09 Sep 2024 to 12 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads

Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads from Monday to Thursday, starting at approximately 23:45 each evening, closing some lines. The following changes will be made:

Monday to Wednesday:

The 22:28 and 23:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will be diverted via an alternative route between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads. As a result, those trains will not call at Chippenham or Bath Spa. Buses will provide connections from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, and the buses will continue to Bristol Temple Meads.

Thursday:

The 23:32 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted via an alternative route between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads. As a result, the train will not call at Chippenham or Bath Spa. Buses will provide connections from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, and the buses will continue to Bristol Temple Meads.

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.

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