Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 09/09/2022 12:38. 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.

Amended evening services between Reading and Bath Spa on Sunday 27 November

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Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

As a result, the following trains will be diverted between Reading and Bath Spa, and will not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon or Chippenham:

  • The 22:58 (departing at 23:08) London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service.
  • The 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service.


Replacement buses will run between Reading and Chippenham via Swindon, stopping for customers to disembark only.

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.