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Buses replace trains between Salisbury and Yeovil Junction from Saturday 25 November to Sunday 10 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 25 Nov 2023 to 10 Dec 2023

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Exeter St Davids / Totnes/ Plymouth Penzance; and also between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Portsmouth Harbour; and also between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Worcester

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Reading and Salisbury / Exeter St Davids / Gillingham / Yeovil Pen Mill

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wilton and Yeovil Junction, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Great Western Railway:

As a result of engineering work, South Western Railway will be diverting their trains over the route between Westbury and Yeovil Pen Mill via Castle Cary. As a result of this there will be some minor retimings to services in the Westbury area.

Additionally, the following amendments will apply:

Saturday:

  • The 07:33, 09:30 and 11:30 Weymouth to Gloucester services will not call at Oldfield Park. If you are travelling to / from Oldfield Park you should use alternative services.

Monday to Friday:

  • The 09:30, 11:29 and 13:28 Weymouth to Gloucester services will not call at Oldfield Park. If you are travelling to / from Oldfield Park you should use alternative services.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will either run on a diversionary route via Westbury or terminate at Salisbury.

Trains between London Waterloo and Salisbury will be retimed.

Sunday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will either run on a diversionary route via Westbury or terminate at Salisbury.

Trains between London Waterloo and Salisbury will be retimed.

Trains between Reading and Salisbury will only run between Basingstoke and Salisbury.

Afternoon trains between Yeovil Pen Mill / Gillingham / Salisbury and London Waterloo will start from Salisbury.

Monday to Friday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will either run on a diversionary route via Westbury or terminate at Salisbury.

Trains between London Waterloo and Salisbury will be retimed.

Trains between Reading and Salisbury will only run between Basingstoke and Salisbury.

Additional services will run between:

  • Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Salisbury and Yeovil Junction

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.