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 Great Western Railway trains at Gloucester from 23:00 Saturday 3 until 10:55 Sunday 4 August

Start date
03/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Worcester Shrub Hill and Gloucester, Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads and between Cheltenham Spa and Taunton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Station improvement work is taking place at Gloucester resulting in only one platform being open.


  • 21:21 Great Malvern to Gloucester is retimed to arrive at Gloucester at 22:19.
  • 22:25 Worcester Shrub Hill to Gloucester is replaced by a bus throughout.
  • 22:13 Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester is retimed to depart Bristol Temple Meads at 22:03 and will run earlier throughout.


  • 10:04 Cheltenham Spa to Taunton is replaced by a bus between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester departing Cheltenham Spa at 09:45.

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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.