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 23:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads on Saturday 14 September

Start date
14/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing some lines.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, NOT calling Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham. Didcot Parkway customers travel by 23:35 London Paddington to Oxford.

A replacement bus will operate from Reading to Swindon and Chippenham. A bus will also be provided from Didcot Parkway to Swindon, for connections into onward bus service.

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.