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.

Buses replace late night trains between Taunton and Weston-super-Mare from Monday 13 until Thursday 16 January

Start date
13/01/2020  00:00
End date
16/01/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads, Taunton and Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgwater and Weston-super-Mare, closing lines from approximately 22:35 each night.

The following trains will be amended:

  • The 20:00 / 21:00 Cardiff Central to Taunton services will be replaced by buses between Weston-Super-Mare and Taunton.
  • The 21:14 Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads service will not run. Customers should use later services.
  • The 21:28 Taunton to Cardiff Central service will start from Weston-Super-Mare. Buses will be provided from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads via Weston-Super-Mare.
  • The 21:50 Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted via Westbury. Buses will be provided from Taunton to Weston-Super-Mare.
  • The 22:43 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Weston-Super-Mare. Buses will be provided from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads via Weston-Super-Mare.

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.