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 trains between Westbury and Chippenham / Bath Spa on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April

Start date
17/04/2021  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Great Malvern / Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Weymouth / Southampton / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton, and also between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

South Western Railway to / from Bristol Temple Meads

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bradford-on-Avon / Chippenham and Westbury, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

No trains will run between Chippenham and Westbury, or between Bath Spa and Westbury. A shuttle train service will run between Swindon and Chippenham.

Replacement buses will run between Bath Spa / Chippenham and Westbury.

Services that run between London Paddington and South West England will not call at Westbury, but will additionally call at Frome. Alternative rail connections / shuttle train services will run between Frome and Westbury.

South Western Railway:

No services will run between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads. Customers should instead use Great Western Railway train / bus services to complete their journey.

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.