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 20 to Friday 24 January

Start date
20/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place each night from approximately 21:00 to 05:00, finishing 05:00 Friday morning, at various locations on the Great Western Railway network.

Monday and Tuesday

The 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will have journey times extended by approximately 5 minutes after leaving Patchway.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:48 / 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea trains are replaced by buses between Neath and Swansea.

The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central is diverted via but not calling at Bedminster where the train will change direction. Journey times will be extended after leaving Bath Spa.

The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome is replaced by a bus between Westbury and Frome.

Tuesday to Friday

The 03:36 Swansea to London Paddington is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Neath. 

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.