Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 09/09/2022 12:39. Update now

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 evening trains between Bristol / Bath and Westbury from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 September

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Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury / Frome / Portsmouth Harbour

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Great Western Railway

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

As a result:

  • The 20:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central will operate in two parts (Change at Bristol Temple Meads): Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central.
  • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads will terminate at Westbury. Road transport from Westbury to Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.
  • The 23:04 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury will terminate at Bath Spa. Road transport will run from Bath Spa to Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury. Also a minibus will run from Bath Spa to Westbury, calling at all stations.
  • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will not run. Road transport will run at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads to Keynsham Church, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road, Bath Spa, Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge and Westbury. Also, a minibus will run at 23:45 from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome, calling at all stations.


Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.