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 late night / early morning Great Western Railway trains from Monday 9 to Friday 13 December

Start date
09/12/2019  00:00
End date
13/12/2019 
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

Monday and Tuesday

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will depart Neath and arrive Swansea 5 minutes later than normal.

The 23:27 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will operate approximately 5 minutes later than normal from Patchway and beyond.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:15 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. A bus will be provided from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads and will connect with the train below.

The 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, NOT calling at Chippenham and Bath Spa. A bus will be provided from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads.

Wednesday and Thursday

The 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will incur an additional 5 minutes journey time between Bristol Parkway and Newport, also 23:30 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will incur an additional 5 minutes journey time between Bristol Temple Meads and Newport.

Thursday and Friday

The 03:54 Swansea to London Paddington to Swansea will depart Neath 04:16, Port Talbot Parkway 04:24, Bridgend 04:39, arriving Cardiff Central 05:03. Normal timings departing Cardiff Central and beyond.

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