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 evening trains in the Bristol area from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 June

Start date
10/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads, and also 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 overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result the following trains will run 5 minutes later than usual from Patchway onwards:

Monday to Wednesday:

  • The 23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service.


  • The 23:45 London Paddington to Swansea service.
  • The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service.

Monday and Tuesday:

  • The 23:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome is replaced by a bus between Westbury and Frome.

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.