We are currently operating an amended service due to the current coronavirus situation.
Please note that online journey planners may be updated at short notice. Check your journey at GWR.com/Check.
A summary of the service frequency from 5 July 2020 is provided below. Weekend services may differ from weekday services because of engineering work or other operational reasons.
Details of planned engineering work, that may affect service frequency, can be found here.
High Speed Services
On the following long-distance routes there will be two trains per hour in both directions:
between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads**
**On Sundays, there will be one train per hour.
On the following long-distance routes there will be one train per hour in both directions:
between London Paddington and Swansea
between London Paddington and Cheltenham^
between London Paddington and Worcester
between London Paddington and Plymouth*
^ On Sundays, there will be one train every two hours between London Paddington and Cheltenham in both directions.
* Services between London Paddington and Plymouth generally alternate between a stopping service in the first hour, calling at Newbury, Pewsey, Westbury and Castle Cary and a fast service between London Paddington – Taunton – Plymouth in the second hour.
An hourly shuttle service will run between Penzance and Plymouth with a varying calling pattern.
London and Thames Valley
An hourly service will run on the following routes:
between Reading and Basingstoke
between Didcot Parkway and Oxford
between London Paddington and Oxford
between Reading and Redhill*
between Reading and Newbury/Bedwyn
between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway
The following service frequencies will operate on the Thames Valley branch lines:
between West Ealing and Greenford – Two trains per hour (No Sunday service)
between Slough and Windsor – Three trains per hour
between Maidenhead and Marlow/Bourne End – Hourly service*
between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames – Two trains per hour
*Some additional peak time services will also operate.
Bristol regional services
a two-hourly service will operate between Swindon and Melksham/Westbury
Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach line services will resume a normal timetable, operating two trains per hour for most of the day
an hourly service will operate between Westbury and Gloucester with some trains extended to/from Worcester
seven services per day will operate between Westbury and Weymouth
An hourly service will operate on the following routes:
between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour
between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads/Cardiff Central
between Weston-super-mare and Bristol Parkway
Devon and Cornwall
The following service frequencies will operate:
between Exeter and Plymouth - Hourly service
between Exmouth and Exeter - Two trains per hour*
between Exeter and Paignton - Two trains per hour*
between Plymouth and Penzance - Hourly service
between Truro and Falmouth Docks - Two trains per hour*
between St Erth and St Ives - Two trains per hour
between Barnstaple and St. James' Park - Hourly service
*An hourly service will operate on Sundays.
Services on the Plymouth – Gunnislake, Liskeard – Looe and Par – Newquay lines will resume the normal timetabled service.
Night Riviera Sleeper service
The Night Riviera Sleeper service between London Paddington and Penzance will not run until further notice. An overnight service, with limited seating capacity only, will operate on Thursday and Friday nights.