Future engineering work

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Amended evening trains between Swindon and Gloucester / Bristol from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 July

Start date
20/07/2020  00:00
End date
23/07/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Swindon and Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads / Bath Spa

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Gloucester, and also between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, and will not call at Chippenham or Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, before continuing to Bristol Temple Meads.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service will be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads, not calling at Chippenham or Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run from Swindon to Chippenham and Bath Spa, before continuing to Bristol Temple Meads.
  • The 23:42 Swindon to Gloucester service will be amended to start earlier than usual, at 23:40. The train will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester, and will not call at Kemble, Stroud or Stonehouse. A replacement bus will run from Swindon to Kemble, Stonehouse (Post Office), Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.