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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

Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Weymouth from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 23 Sep 2024 to 27 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Weymouth


Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Dorchester West, closing some lines.

As a result, train services between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Weymouth will start / terminate at Castle Cary.

Replacement bus services will run between Castle Cary and Weymouth, calling at all stations.

Additionally, the following services are affeced:

  • The 06:18 Yeovil Pen Mill to Filton Abbey Wood will start at Castle Cary. An earlier replacement bus service will depart Yeovil Pen Mill at 06:00.

  • The 07:33 Weymouth to Gloucester will start at Westbury.

  • The 16:10 Gloucester to Weymouth service will terminate at Frome.

  • (Monday - Thursday only) The 21:28 Weymouth to Westbury service will start at Castle Cary. A replacement bus service will run between Weymouth and Castle Cary.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.