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 midweek late night / early morning Great Western Railway service from Monday 3 to Friday 7 February

Start date
03/02/2020  00:00
End date
07/02/2020 
Route affected

Various routes on the Great Western Railway network

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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

Monday

The 19:48, 20:48 and 21:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will depart Port Talbot Parkway and beyond up to 8 minutes later than normal.

Monday to Thursday

The 20:18 St James Park to Barnstaple will terminate Crediton. A replacement bus will operate between Crediton and Barnstaple. A bus will also run from Crediton to Yeoford.

The 21:15 St James Park to Barnstaple will terminate Crediton. A replacement bus will operate between Crediton and Barnstaple. A bus will also run from Crediton to Yeoford.

The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate Westbury. A replacement bus will operate between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads.

The 21:41 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids will start from at Crediton 22:33. A replacement bus will operate between from Barnstaple, Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone, Crediton and Newton St Cyres to Exeter St Davids. Also road transport at 22:10 from Yeoford to Crediton to connect into the train.

The 22:29 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford. A replacement bus will operate between Guildford and Redhill calling all stations. Rail connection from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.

The 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling Chippenham and Bath Spa. A replacement bus will operate between Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads for connections.

The 22:39 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids will not run. A replacement bus will operate between Barnstaple, Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone, Crediton and Newton St Cyres to Exeter St Davids. Also road transport at 23:50 from Yeoford to Crediton to connect into this bus.

The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling Chippenham and Bath Spa. A replacement bus will operate between Swindon and Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads.

The 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford. A replacement bus will operate between Guildford and Gatwick Airport.

The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will depart earlier at 23:40 and will be diverted (via Bristol Parkway not calling). It will not call at Kemble, Stroud or Stonehouse. It will arrive / depart Gloucester and arrive Cheltenham Spa up to 30 minutes later than normal. A replacement bus will operate from Swindon to Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse Post Office. This bus continues to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. Swindon to Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa customers should use the train.

The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will not run. A replacement bus will depart at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads to Keynsham, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury. Also a minibus at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads, calling all stations to Frome.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will depart Guildford at 05:30, terminating at Redhill.

The 06:00 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill at 06:15.

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.