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 trains between Worcester and Gloucester from Tuesday 21 and Thursday 23 July

Start date
21/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill and Gloucester / Taunton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Ashchurch for Tewkesbury and Cheltenham Spa, closing all lines overnight on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, and again on Thursday evening.

As a result:

  • The 04:37 Gloucester to Worcester Shrub Hill service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 05:20 Worcester Shrub Hill to Taunton service will start from Cheltenham Spa. A replacement bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill earlier than usual at 04:49 to Cheltenham Spa to connect with the train.

Additionally on Thursday evening only, the 22:46 Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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.