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.

Buses replace trains between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham on Sunday 7 July

Start date
07/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, closing all lines.

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa.

Some trains to London Paddington will depart Bristol Temple Meads up to 11 minutes later than normal.

Buses will run hourly between:

  • Swindon and Chippenham (35 minutes)
  • Swindon and Bath Spa (45 minutes)
  • Chippenham, Bath Spa (45 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads (85 minutes from Chippenham)

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.