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 Gloucester / Patchway and Bristol Temple Meads on Sunday 7 June

Start date
07/06/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham New Street / Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

Great Western Railway between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-super-Mare / Taunton, and also between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon / Gloucester and Patchway, closing various lines, particularly around Bristol Parkway station.


Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Bristol Parkway. These trains will additionally call at Patchway.

Replacement buses will run between Bristol Parkway and Patchway.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bristol Parkway and Patchway.
  • Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads (via Bristol Parkway).

Services between London Paddington and South Wales will be diverted to run on an alternative route, not calling at Bristol Parkway. These trains will additionally call at Patchway for connecting buses to / from Bristol Parkway.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.