Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 20/09/2019 08:53. 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.

Amended late night / early morning Great Western Railway service from Monday 18 to Friday 22 November

Start date
18/11/2019  00:00
End date
22/11/2019 
Route affected

Various routes on the Great Western Railway network

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Great Western Railway network, closing various lines.

Monday and Tuesday

22:21 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will arrive Exeter St Davids 00:21.

22:35 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford. A replacement bus will be provided from Guildford to Redhill calling all stations. Rail connection from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.

22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway (via Bath Spa – NOT calling). It will arrive / depart Bristol Parkway 00:59 / 01:12 (Tue-Fri) and then operate up to 40 minutes later than normal beyond.

23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate Redhill (and restart Guildford). Road transport from Redhill to Reigate, Dorking (Deepdene) and Guildford for a later rail connection from Guildford to North Camp, Blackwater, Wokingham and Reading.

23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford 00:19. Road transport from Guildford to Dorking (Deepdene), Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

23:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will depart EARLIER at 23:17 and will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester (via Severn Tunnel Junction - NOT calling). It will NOT call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse. It will arrive Gloucester 01:16 where it will terminate. There will be a bus at 23:36 from Swindon to Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse Post Office, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. Swindon to Gloucester customers should use the train if possible.

23:45 London Paddington to Penzance Night Riviera Sleeper service will depart Newton Abbot 04:52 and arrive Plymouth 05:39.

23:55 Paignton to Exeter St Davids will depart Dawlish Warren and beyond approximately 8 minutes later than normal.

Tuesday to Friday

04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport will depart Guildford 05:32, operating later than normal to Redhill where it will terminate.

06:00 Gatwick Airport to Reading will start from Redhill 06:15.

Wednesday

23:45 London Paddington to Penzance Night Riviera Sleeper service will depart Newton Abbot 04:37 and arrive Plymouth 05:20.

Thursday

21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth will depart Totnes 00:24, Ivybridge 00:40 and arrive Plymouth 00:54.

23:45 London Paddington to Penzance Night Riviera Sleeper service will depart Newton Abbot 04:32 and arrive Plymouth 05:25.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.