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 late evening Great Western Railway trains from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 June

Start date
15/06/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Worcester Shrub Hill and Bristol Temple Meads, also between London Paddington and Swansea and between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Late night engineering work is taking place in the Gloucester and Bristol Parkway areas, closing the line.

As a result of this engineering work the following alteration will apply:

The 18:24 Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff central will call additionally at Lawrence Hill and Stapleton Road.

If you are travelling on the 20:10 Western-super-Mere to Worcester Shrub Hill you will have to change trains at Bristol Temple Meads.

The 22:37 Worcester Shrub Hill to Bristol Temple Meads is replaced by a bus between Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads.

The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Parkway. Journey times will be slightly extended after leaving Swindon.

The 23:42 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will depart earlier at 23:18 and will be diverted via but not calling at Severn Tunnel Junction and will not call at Kemble, Stroud, and Stonehouse. A replacement bus will run between Swindon and Gloucester to serve these stations. Please note that at Stonehouse the bus will call at Stonehouse Post Office and not Stonehouse station.

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