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 overnight / early morning Great Western Railway trains from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 July

Start date
06/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Great Western Railway routes

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Overnight / early morning engineering work, finishing Friday morning, is taking place between at various location on the Great Western Railway network closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday and Tuesday

  • The 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will have journey times extended by 5 minutes after leaving Patchway.

Monday to Thursday

  • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome is replaced by a bus between Westbury and Frome.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will call at Bristol Temple Meads to set down only. The train will then run via Bedminster, not calling, to change direction back to Bristol Temple Meads to pick up only and set down only at Newport.

Wednesday and Thursday

  • The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will have journey times extended by 5 minutes after leaving Patchway.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will have journey times extended by 5 minutes after leaving Patchway.

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