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 evening trains in the Chippenham / Bath Spa area from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 January

Start date
04/01/2021  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Bath Spa, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will be diverted, and will not call at Chippenham or Bath Spa:

  • The 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service.
  • The 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service.

Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Bath Spa and Chippenham, before continuing to Bristol Temple Meads. The replacement bus for the 22:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will connect with the 23:32 London Paddington to Cardiff Central service at Bristol Temple Meads.

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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.