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 Newport / Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads on Saturday 24 October

Start date
24/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and Plymouth / Penzance

Great Western Railway between Bristol Parkway and Weston-Super-Mare, also between Cardiff Central and Penzance /  Plymouth / Portsmouth Harbour and between Great Malvern and Southampton Central

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads closing the line.

As a result of this engineering work the line capacity between Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads will be reduced.

Trains will be diverted between Lawrence Hill and Bristol Temple Meads via but not calling at Keynsham, where trains will change direction. CrossCountry services will be subject to extended journey times by up to 15 minutes.

The following alterations will additionally apply to Great Western Railway:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will be diverted via Bristol Parkway, where the trains will change direction, and will call additionally at Lawrence Hill and will not call at Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains between Great Malvern and Southampton are diverted after Bristol Parkway and will run between Great Malvern and Cardiff Central. Customers travelling stations to / from Southampton Central will have to change trains at Bristol Parkway and at Bristol Temple Meads to complete your journey.

The 06:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Worcester Shrub Hill will start from Bristol Parkway at 06:33.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Taunton will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton. Customers should use alternative Great Western Railway trains between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads via and changing at Bristol Parkway.

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