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 early morning trains between Worcester / Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa from Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 October

Start date
13/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Worcester Shrub Hill / Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester / Taunton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

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 at 05:47. An earlier replacement bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill at 04:49 to Ashchurch for Tewkesbury and Cheltenham Spa, connecting with the train.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, 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.