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 evening services between Reading and Bristol Parkway from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 December

Start date
16/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Oxford / Cardiff Central / Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Chippenham / Bristol Parkway overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway, and will run later than usual.

The 23:15 London Paddington to Oxford service will additionally call at Didcot Parkway.

The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, not calling at Didcot Parkway, Swindon or Chippenham. Connecting road transport will run from Reading to Swindon and Chippenham, between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, and also between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham and Bath Spa.

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