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 trains between Swindon and Bath Spa / Westbury until 11:15 on Sunday 9 February

Start date
09/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Swindon and Westbury / Warminster / Weymouth

and also between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth

and also between Frome and Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Chippenham and Bath Spa / Trowbridge, closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Swindon. Buses will replace trains between Swindon and Bath Spa / 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 07:27, with a further bus connection between Chippenham and Swindon.
  • 08.19 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth is retimed to depart at 09.15 and run later than normal throughout.
  • 09:12 Swindon to Westbury will not run. A bus will run between Chippenham and Melksham, with a further bus connection between Swindon and Chippenham.
  • 09.27 Frome to Cardiff Central is retimed to depart at 09.36.
  • 10:44 Westbury to Swindon is retimed to depart at 10:53

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.