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 Castle Cary and Taunton on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

Start date
02/10/2021 
End date
03/10/2021 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway services via Castle Cary

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Taunton, closing various lines on Saturday and Sunday.

Local services:

Buses will replace trains between Castle Cary and Taunton.

A train service will run between Reading and Castle Cary, serving stations via Newbury and Westbury.

Long distance services:

Most long distance services between London and South West England will be diverted to run on an alternative route. Some services will be retimed as a result of this diversion.

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.