Future engineering work

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Amended late night / early morning Great Western Railway service in the Swindon area from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 April

Start date
27/04/2020  00:00
End date
30/04/2020 
Route affected

All Great Western Railway routes through Swindon

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads from 23:05 until 05:25 each night.

Monday to Wednesday

  • 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 run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads and connects into the 22:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central train.
  • 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 run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa. This bus continues to Bristol Temple Meads

Monday to Thursday

  • The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will be diverted. It will not call Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse. A replacement bus will depart Swindon at 23:42 to Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse Post Office. This bus continues to set down only at Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. Swindon to Gloucester customers should use the train.

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.