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 overnight Great Western Railway trains from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 July

Start date
01/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Great Western Railway network closing various lines from Monday to Thursday.

The following alterations will apply:

The 21:00 Oxford to London Paddington is retimed after Reading to run later throughout to London Paddington.

The 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea is diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway extending journey times after leaving Swindon.

The 23:20 London Paddington to Oxford will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central is diverted between Reading and Bath Spa and will not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham. A replacement bus will run between Reading and Chippenham calling at Swindon. An additional bus will run between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

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.