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.

Buses replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September

Start date
26/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-Super-Mare also between  Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour and between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth

Between Bristol Temple Meads and Salisbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Oldfield Park, also between Westbury and Castle Cary from 22:00 Saturday until 09:30 on Sunday, closing all lines lines.

All weekend buses will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa.

The following alterations will also apply:-

Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour:

These trains are diverted and will run between Swindon and Portsmouth Harbour, calling additionally at Chippenham. Customers should use alternative services between Cardiff Central and Swindon.

Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth via Westbury from 22:00 Saturday until 09:30 on Sunday:  

An amended timetable will operate between Bath Spa and Weymouth, which may include replacement road transport.

Swindon to Westbury via Trowbridge:

These trains will not run. The diverted Swindon to Portsmouth Harbour service will call additionally at Chippenham and some will call at Melksham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.