Future engineering work

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Amended late night Great Western Railway service through Bristol Temple Meads from Monday 29 July to Thursday 1 August

Start date
29/07/2019  00:00
End date
01/08/2019 
Route affected

Between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids and between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, closing some lines.

The following alterations will take place:

FROM BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS:

  • 21:45 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, NOT calling at stations from Nailsea & Backwell to Bridgwater. After departing Bristol Temple Meads it will call Bath Spa to pick up only. It will call at Taunton and Tiverton Parkway to both pick up and set down. There will be a bus at 23:50 from Bristol Temple Meads setting down only at Nailsea & Backwell, Yatton, Worle, Weston-super-Mare, Highbridge & Burnham, Bridgwater and Taunton.
  • 21:54 and 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids will NOT run and will be replaced by road transport calling all stations.

TO BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS:

  • 21:49 Exeter St.Davids to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Taunton. Road transport will run from Taunton to Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads.
  • 22:45 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will NOT run and will be replaced by road transport calling all stations.

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.