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Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Buses replace late night trains in the Westbury area from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 01 Jan 2024 to 04 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome / Portsmouth Harbour


Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Freshford, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus will run from Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads.

  • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads will not run. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury via Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge. A minibus will also run from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome, calling at all stations.​​​​​​

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.