Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Swindon and Gloucester on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July

Start date
25/07/2020  00:00
End date
26/07/2020 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Gloucester, closing all lines.

Except where shown below, trains between London Paddington / Swindon and Cheltenham Spa will be replaced by buses between Swindon and Gloucester.

Saturday

The 19:33 and 20:33 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa will run, but will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester (via Bristol Parkway – not calling). They will not call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse.

The 07:58, 08:58 and 09:58 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington will run (departing 07:39, 08:40 and 09:40, respectively), but will be diverted between Gloucester and Swindon (via Bristol Parkway – not calling). They will not call at Stonehouse, Stroud and Kemble.

Most trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads (some beyond) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

Sunday

The 08:58 and 09:49 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington will run (departing 08:47 and 09:38, respectively), but will be diverted between Gloucester and Swindon (via Bristol Parkway – not calling). They will not call at Stonehouse, Stroud and Kemble.

The 08:33 London Paddington to Swansea, also most trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads (some beyond) will call additionally at Didcot Parkway.

The 19:33 and 20:33 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa will run, but will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester (via Bristol Parkway – not calling). They will not call at Kemble, Stroud and Stonehouse.

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