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 / morning trains to / from Gloucester on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August

Start date
10/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Swindon / Bristol Temple Meads and Gloucester, and also between Gloucester and Worcester Shrub Hill

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Lydney / Cam & Dursley and Cheltenham Spa, closing lines on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Great Western Railway:


  • The 22:13 Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester service will depart earlier at 22:03, and run earlier than usual throughout.
  • The 22:25 Worcester Shrub Hill to Gloucester service will be replaced by a bus.
  • The 22:41 Swindon to Gloucester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.


  • The 10:04 Cheltenham Spa to Taunton service will start from Gloucester at 10:15. A replacement bus will run from Cheltenham Spa at 09:45 to Gloucester to connect with this train service.

Transport for Wales:


  • The 22:18 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Gloucester.
  • The 23:09 Gloucester to Cardiff Central service will depart Gloucester earlier at 22:32, and will run earlier than usual throughout.


  • The 10:48 Gloucester to Cardiff Central service will start from Lydney at 11:07. A replacement bus will run between Gloucester and Lydney.

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.