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Last updated:Yesterday at 20:20
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains to / from Weymouth on Sunday 17 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 17 Dec 2023 to 17 Dec 2023

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon and Weymouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth


Engineering work is taking place between Yeovil Pen Mill / Wareham and Weymouth, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Great Western Railway:

Trains between Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon and Weymouth will terminate / start at Yeovil Pen Mill.

A rail replacement bus service will operate between Yeovil Pen Mill and Weymouth.

  • Calling at Dorchester West and Weymouth taking up to 57 minutes.

  • Calling all stations taking up to 102 minutes.


  • 09:04 Westbury to Weymouth will terminate at Castle Cary for road transport from Castle Cary to Yeovil Pen Mill and all stations to Weymouth.

  • 16:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will extend to Bruton, Castle Cary and Yeovil Pen Mill.

  • 17:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will terminate Westbury.

  • 18:27 Frome to Swindon will start from Westbury.

South Western Railway:

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will operate between London Waterloo and Wareham only.

Buses will operate between:

  • Wareham and Weymouth

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.