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 Castle Cary and Taunton on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

Start date
28/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Plymouth

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Taunton, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Castle Cary and Taunton.

Additionally, some Great Western Railway trains will be diverted between Reading and Taunton via and will call additionally at Bristol Temple Meads.

On Saturday, the 06:07 Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth CrossCountry service is retimed to depart Bristol Temple Meads at 06:20 and is diverted between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton. 

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.