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Planned engineering

We may sometimes have to change our timetables so please check your journey details as close as possible to your date of travel.

If we do change things after you have bought a ticket, you can either use any reasonable alternative service, or claim a full refund.

Important to note

Details below may be subject to alteration due to planned industrial action – for the latest information visit

Normally replacement road transport will be provided to replace trains where these services are unable to operate.

Due to a nationwide shortage of qualified bus or coach drivers, there may be fewer replacement bus services running than planned.

If this should be the case, we will provide alternative travel options for customers to complete their journeys. Details will be provided in the sections below.

Timetable changes

The following planned engineering work may affect your journey:





Looking ahead

Further rail improvement work is planned in the next few months affecting the following routes:

  • All trains to and from London Paddington – Sunday 24 and Wednesday 27 December
  • All trains to and from Southampton Central – Sunday 24 and Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December
  • Crediton to Barnstaple – Saturday 6 to Sunday 14 January
  • Bristol Temple Meads to Nailsea & Backwell – Saturday 20 to Sunday 28 January