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 22:58 and 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads on Sunday 9 October

Start date
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Route affected

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing some lines.

As a result the 22:58 (departing 23:08) and 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa via Newbury (not calling). They will not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham.

Rail replacement buses will operate between:

  • Reading and Swindon (set down only) and Chippenham.


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.