Train times

Coronavirus (Covid-19) changes to the timetable

To reflect national advice against non-essential travel, we have reduced services across our network until further notice.

The changes particularly prioritise key routes essential for those to deliver vital services as the UK responds to the current situation.

Please only travel if your journey is absolutely necessary.

Check before you travel by visiting GWR.com/Check

Please note that journey planners may be updated at short notice.

Changes to GWR Services

We are working hard to enter all the changes into online timetables, and we would strongly advise you to check before your journey in case there have been any late changes. Weekend service may differ from weekday services due to engineering work or other operational reasons.

High Speed Services
On the following long-distance routes there will be one train per hour in both directions:
  • between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads
  • between London Paddington and Swansea (Note: engineering work will affect journeys to/from South Wales from 11-19 April)
  • between London Paddington and Worcester
  • between London Paddington and Plymouth*
*Please note: Services between London Paddington and Plymouth will 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.

Between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa, a two-hourly shuttle will run between Swindon and Gloucester only

London and Thames Valley
An hourly service will run on the following routes:
  • between Reading and Basingstoke
  • between Didcot Parkway and Oxford
  • between Reading and Redhill (Note: engineering work will affect journeys from 10-19 April)
  • between Reading and Newbury/Bedwyn
  • between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway
The following branch lines will operate as an hourly service:
  • West Ealing – Greenford
  • Slough – Windsor
  • Maidenhead – Marlow/Bourne End
  • Twyford – Henley-on-Thames
Bristol regional services
An hourly service will operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Gloucester.

A two-hourly service will operate on the following routes:
  • between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour (Note: engineering work will affect journeys to/from South Wales from 11-19 April)
  • between Bristol and Taunton
  • Bristol Temple Meads – Severn Beach line will run at peak times only
  • Swindon – Melksham – Westbury TransWilts services will run every two hours
  • Westbury – Weymouth, there will be three services per day
Devon and Cornwall
An hourly service will operate on the following routes:
  • between Exeter and Plymouth
  • between Exmouth and Exeter
  • between Exeter and Paignton
  • between Plymouth and Penzance
  • between Truro and Falmouth Docks
  • between St Erth and St Ives
  • between Barnstaple and St. James' Park
Services on the Plymouth – Gunnislake, Liskeard – Looe and Par – Newquay will continue to operate with amended times.

Night Riviera Sleeper service

The Sleeper service between London Paddington and Penzance will not run until further notice.

Onboard services

Pullman Dining will no longer be available until further notice.

We are asking customers to use contactless and card payment wherever possible.

You can see a full list of our service below:
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