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 late night Great Western Railway London Paddington to South Wales services from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 December

Start date
21/12/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway, closing 1 out of 2 lines.

Monday to Wednesday:

The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central will call Bristol Temple Meads to set down only, then continue to Bedminster (not calling). It will change direction of travel before calling Bristol Temple Meads to pick up only. It will continue, later than normal, to set down only at Newport and Cardiff Central.

Wednesday only:

The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted and journey times will be extended by approximately 5 minutes between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction.

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