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 service between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads on Sunday 1 November

Start date
01/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Paignton and Bristol Temple Meads / Manchester Piccadilly / Leeds / York / Wakefield Westgate / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh 

Great Western Railway between Plymouth / Penzance / Exeter St Davids and Bristol Temple Meads / London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Worle and Highbridge & Burnham, and also in the Weston-super-Mare area, closing various lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:


CrossCountry services will be diverted to not call at Weston-super-Mare. Passengers should use buses / trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare provided by Great Western Railway.

Great Western Railway

After 10:00, the following alternations will apply:

  • Trains will continue to run between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.
  • Trains between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton (and beyond) will not call at Weston Milton and Weston-super-Mare. Most services will additionally call at Worle. Passengers travelling to / from Weston Milton and Weston-super-Mare should change at Worle using replacement road transport.

Rail replacement bus journey times between Worle and Weston Milton / Weston-super-Mare may take up to 15 minutes via road.

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.