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Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Buses replace trains between Westbury and Frome / Castle Cary / Taunton on Sunday 31 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 31 Mar 2024 to 31 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway services via Westbury


Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Castle Cary, closing all lines.

Long distance services:

Long distance services between London and Devon / Cornwall will be diverted to run on alternative routes, not calling at stations via Newbury / Westbury. These trains will be retimed to run earlier or later than usual.

Additionally, trains between London Paddington and Weston-super-Mare will be amended to run between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads only.

Local services:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Westbury and Frome.

  • Westbury and Castle Cary.

  • Castle Cary and Taunton.

  • Pewsey and Swindon.

"Night Riviera" Sleeper services:

The 21:15 Penzance to London Paddington and 23:50 London Paddington to Penzance services will not run.

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.