Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended late night service between Bristol and Newport on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May

Start date
02/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing some lines over night.

On Thursday night, the 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea, and 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central services will have an increased journey time of up to 5 minutes from Patchway.

On Friday night, the 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Bristol Temple Meads. A replacement bus will be provided to run from Bristol Temple Meads, setting down only at Newport and Cardiff Central.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.