Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Swindon and Westbury on Sunday 19 January

Start date
19/01/2020  00:00
End date
19/01/2020 
Route affected
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Between Swindon and Westbury / Warminster / Weymouth

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chippenham and Trowbridge, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Swindon and Westbury.

Due to this engineering work the following alterations will also apply:

  • 07:55 Westbury to Warminster will not run. There is no alternative replacement transport.
  • 08:11 Warminster to Swindon will not run. A bus will run between Warminster and Chippenham, departing Warminster at 07:28, with rail connection between Chippenham and Swindon.
  • 08.19 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth is retimed to depart at 08.45 and run later than normal throughout.
  • 08.48 Westbury to Cardiff Central will not run. Customers should use the following trains - 09.37 Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads and 09.50 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central. There is NO connection between the two trains.
  • 09.27 Frome to Cardiff Central is retimed to depart at 09.38.
  • 09.34 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth will depart Maiden Newton 11.46, Dorchester West 12.00, Upwey 12.08, arriving Weymouth 12.13.
  • 11.00 Weymouth to Swindon will depart 11.23 and will terminate at Westbury. A bus will run between Westbury and Chippenham with rail connection between Chippenham and Swindon.
  • 13:41 Weymouth to Swindon will terminate at Westbury. A bus will run between Westbury and Chippenham with rail connection between Chippenham and Swindon.

Check before you travel:

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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.