Please note: for a temporary period, Network Rail is unable to confirm train timetables as far in advance as usual. As a result, we expect online journey planners to be updated in the weeks leading up to periods of rail improvement work. For the latest information, please check your journey details immediately prior to travelling.
Bristol Parkway area
13 to 14 October
Further work to complete the installation of overhead electrical equipment at Bristol Parkway is due to take place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October.
Network Rail also plans to carry out work between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads (including the Severn Beach line) that weekend.
between London Paddington and South Wales, no direct services are expected to run – connecting coaches will operate instead between Swindon and Newport, calling at Bristol Parkway; an hourly shuttle train is also anticipated to run between Newport and Swansea
between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads, most trains are expected to run but to an amended timetable
between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa, most services are not expected to run; a shuttle train between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa is expected to operate instead
from Great Malvern, Worcester Shrub Hill or Gloucester towards Bristol, trains are expected to terminate at Yate – replacement coaches will operate to Bristol Temple Meads
from Taunton/Portsmouth Harbour towards Cardiff Central, trains are expected to terminate at Bristol Temple Meads – replacement coaches will operate to Severn Tunnel Junction or Newport, where trains run to/from Cardiff Central
from Weston-super-Mare, Westbury or Weymouth towards Bristol, trains are expected to terminate at Bristol Temple Meads – replacement coaches will operate to Bristol Parkway and Yate, where trains will run towards Gloucester
between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach, buses are expected to replace trains
CrossCountry trains are expected to be diverted between Cheltenham Spa and Bristol Temple Meads – calling additionally at Swindon and Bath Spa
Replacement bus/coach services will operate between stations affected but this has not yet been confirmed – this page will be updated once those details have been agreed.
27 October to 18 November
Further upgrade work, to install extra tracks and increase capacity is also planned between Lawrence Hill and Filton Abbey Wood from Saturday 27 October until Sunday 18 November.
Trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (including the Severn Beach line) are expected to be replaced by buses on these dates too.