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 Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September

Start date
28/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Dundee / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / York / Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare / Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

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


Trains will be diverted between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Weston-super-Mare.

Buses will replace trains between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads.

Great Western Railway:

Buses replace trains between:

  • Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads.
  • Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Temple Meads (both express and stopping buses will run).

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.