Future engineering work

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Amended evening trains via Chippenham / Bath Spa from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 October

Start date
12/10/2020  00:00
End date
15/10/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham, closing 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 to connect with the train below.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central 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.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.