Future engineering work

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Amended service between Bristol Temple Meads / Swindon and Westbury on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April

Start date
13/04/2019  00:00
End date
14/04/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway - Between Swansea / Penzance /  Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Weston-Super-Mare / Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington; between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton; between Westbury and Bath Spa / Gloucester

South Western Railway - Between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bath Spa and Westbury on Saturday and between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury on Sunday, closing all lines.

All weekend, buses will replace trains between Bath Spa / Swindon and Westbury. On Sunday, buses will be extended to replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon / Westbury.

Additional Great Western Railway information

Saturday:

Trains will NOT run between Bristol Temple Meads / Bath Spa and Westbury or between Swindon and Westbury via Melksham.

Buses will operate between Bath Spa and Westbury. Some buses will call at all intermediate stations and others will run direct. There will also be a direct bus operating between Bath Spa and Frome for trains to / from Weymouth.

Buses will operate between Swindon and Chippenham and between Chippenham and Westbury, calling all stations. (A change of bus will be required.)

Most trains between Great Malvern / Worcester / Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Weymouth / Warminster / Salisbury / Southampton / Brighton will NOT operate south of Bristol Temple Meads.

A revised rail service will operate between Westbury and Frome / Weymouth and also a limited rail service will operate between Westbury / Warminster / Salisbury / Southampton / Brighton.

Sunday:

Trains will NOT run between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury or between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury.

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham / Bath Spa will be diverted and not call at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

All trains services will run to an amended timetable, with some services being re-timed, diverted and starting / terminating at alternative stations. Some services may be cancelled throughout, with no alternative transport provided.

Buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa / Westbury. Some buses will run direct between these stations, others will call at all intermediate stations. There will also be a direct bus operating between Bath Spa and Frome for trains to / from Weymouth.

Buses will also operate between Swindon and Chippenham and between Chippenham and Westbury, calling all stations. (A change of bus will be required.)

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.