Future engineering work

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Amended service between Warminster / Gillingham and Salisbury on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 May

Start date
08/05/2021  00:00
End date
09/05/2021 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Warminster / Gillingham and Salisbury resulting in the closure of all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will operate between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Warminster and then between Salisbury and Portsmouth Harbour. There will be road transport in operation between Warminster and Salisbury and will take around 50 minutes.

Trains between Great Malvern / Worcester / Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury (and beyond to Southampton Central / Brighton) will terminate / start at Westbury or Warminster.

Some trains will not run.

Upon request some trains will call additionally at Dilton Marsh.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will run between Gillingham and Exeter St Davids.

The 50 minutes past London Waterloo to Salisbury service will depart 30 minutes earlier at 20 past the hour.

The 47 minutes past Salisbury to London Waterloo service will depart 29 minutes earlier at 18 past the hour.

Trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome will not run.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Salisbury and Gillingham
  • Salisbury and Warminster

Sunday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will run between Gillingham and Exeter Davids.

Trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome will not run.

Additional services running:

  • 15 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Salisbury.
  • 27 minutes past the hour Salisbury to London Waterloo.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Salisbury and Gillingham
  • Salisbury and Warminster

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.