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Buses replace trains between Yeovil Pen Mill / Upwey and Weymouth on Sunday 22 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Sep 2024 to 22 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon / Westbury and Weymouth


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

As a result, train services between Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon / Westbury and Weymouth will start / terminate at Dorchester West.

Additionally, the 08:01 Weymouth to Cardiff Central service will start at Yeovil Pen Mill, and the 17:53 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads will start at Westbury.

Replacement bus services will run between Yeovil Pen Mill / Upwey and Weymouth. Journey times between Yeovil Pen Mill and Weymouth is 68 to 73 minutes.

If you are travelling to / from Thornford, Yetminster, Chetnole and Maiden Newton you should use replacement bus services provided by South Western Railway, running between Dorchester South, Upwey and Weymouth.

Customers should make their own way (approximately half a mile) between Dorchester West and Dorchester South 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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.