Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 19/10/2019 23:21. Update now

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.

No trains at Bristol Parkway on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October

Start date
26/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All routes through Bristol Parkway

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction / Yate and Swindon / Bristol Temple Meads, closing various lines.


Trains will not call at Bristol Parkway and will be diverted via alternative routes. This will extend journey times by up to 60 minutes.

Rail replacement buses will also operate on the following routes:

  • between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads
  • between Bristol Parkway and Cheltenham Spa
  • between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton (early morning Saturday only)
  • between Bristol Temple Meads and Gloucester (early morning Saturday only)

Great Western Railway:

Trains will not operate between Yate and Bristol Temple Meads and will be diverted via alternative routes.

An hourly rail replacement bus service will operate between the following stations:

  • Yate and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Bristol Parkway and Filton Abbey Wood
  • Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads (direct)
  • Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads calling at Filton Abbey Wood, Stapleton Road and Lawrence Hill
  • Swindon and Bristol Parkway
  • Newport and Bristol Parkway

Some early morning / late evening buses will be extended to run to / from Gloucester calling at Cam & Dursley.

Trains between Bristol Parkway and Weston-Super-Mare and beyond will be amended to start / terminate at Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains operating in the affected area may be revised, cancelled or diverted via alternative routes.

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.