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 service between Frome / Castle Cary and Taunton on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April

Start date
04/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Salisbury and Yeovil Junction / Yeovil Pen Mill

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Taunton, closing some lines on Saturday and all lines on Sunday.

Great Western Railway:


Journey times will take a few minutes longer than usual between Castle Cary and Taunton, and some trains will be retimed to run a few minutes earlier or later than usual.


London - South West England:

Most trains between London and South West England will be diverted, and will not run via Castle Cary. Some trains will be cancelled.

Buses will replace trains between Castle Cary and Taunton.

Bristol Temple Meads - Weymouth:

Buses will replace trains between Frome and Castle Cary, with both stopping and fast buses operating.

South Western Railway:

Trains that usually run between London Waterloo / Salisbury and Yeovil Junction / Pen Mill will be amended to run between London Waterloo / Salisbury and Westbury only.

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.