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9 Major Alerts & Incidents


  • Major Alerts

    Bristol Temple Meads Bus Services Diversion

    Last updated: 11:49 | 01/07/2021
  • Major Alerts

    Road Closure/ Service Diversion- Cumberland Road and Guideway, Ashton-Service m2

    Last updated: 10:18 | 21/07/2021
  • Public event, Diversion route

    Bell Lane

    Last updated: 17:06 | 02/08/2021

196 Disrupted Bus Routes


1436 Roadworks and Road Closures


  • Road closure

    Cavendish Road

    Last updated: 14:48 | 03/08/2021
  • Road closure

    Harbour Road

    Last updated: 22:44 | 22/02/2021
  • Roadworks, Road closure

    M48 Eastbound Jct 1 To M4 Jct 21 Closed

    Last updated: 05:42 | 15/06/2021

262 Current Rail Disruptions

  • SWR – All routes across the South Western Railway network.

    South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 01:42 01/08/2021

    A revised South Western Railway service is in operation in line with the latest government advice and current passenger demand. You can find the latest timetables for each route here.

    Face coverings:

    In line with government guidance, you are no longer required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering crowded spaces throughout your journey.

    Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

    Where can I find more information?

    When planning your journey, please continue to check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place. You can find more information about this here.

    More information from South Western Railway about what is being done to make sure you can travel with confidence can be found here.  

    Check before you travel:

    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please also be aware that due to the current restrictions on travel, train schedules may change at short notice. We advise you to check your journey as close to the time of travel as possible.

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  • XC – All CrossCountry routes.

    CrossCountry - Revised timetable and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 01:38 01/08/2021

    CrossCountry are operating a reduced timetable, in line with current passenger demand and government guidelines. Details of the service that is running can be found here.

    There are different restrictions in place across England, Scotland and Wales. Please check the below links for the latest government advice:

     

    Seat reservations:

    CrossCountry want your journey to be as comfortable as possible. That's why they recommend you reserve a seat at the same time as purchasing your ticket where possible

    Advice on face coverings and social distancing: 

    Social distancing - the current guidance on social distancing means that you may be seated next to another passenger

    Face coverings - You are no longer required by law to wear a face covering in England. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey. If you are travelling within Scotland and Wales, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory. Customers travelling across the borders should ensure they have a face covering to comply with local restrictions.

    Where can I find more information?

    The latest advice to help you travel with confidence can be found on CrossCountry's dedicated Coronavirus advice page.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner 

    Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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  • GWR – All routes.

    Great Western Railway - Revised timetable

    Last updated: 01:43 01/08/2021

    Great Western Railway are running a revised timetable due to the number of available staff. A significant number of staff are having to self isolate.

    Train services on some routes will be revised. A summary of the changes can be found below:

    Between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare (excluding Sundays) - until Friday 13 August:

    • Bristol - Weston-super-Mare local services will not run, instead the Bristol - Taunton services will call additionally at stations between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.
    • High Speed train services between London Paddington and  Weston-super-Mare / Taunton will continue to operate as planned.

     

    Between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway (weekdays only) - until Friday 6 August:

    • The Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway shuttle services will not run.
    • You may use your ticket on CrossCountry services instead.
    • Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway via Filton Abbey Wood.
    • Local bus services operated by First West of England
    • Metrobus M1 between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway

     

    Between London Paddington and Bristol Parkway (weekdays only) - until Friday 6 August:

    The following services will NOT run:

    • 09:18 London Paddington - Bristol Parkway
    • 14:15 London Paddington - Bristol Parkway
    • 12:24 Bristol Parkway - London Paddington
    • 17:28 Bristol Parkway - London Paddington

     

    Between London Paddington and Plymouth:

    The following services will NOT run:

    • 05:49 Plymouth - London Paddington (weekdays only until Friday 20 August)
    • 17:36 London Paddington - Plymouth (weekdays only until Friday 20 August)
    • 06:55 Plymouth - London Paddington (Saturday only from Saturday 31 July to Saturday 21 August)
    • 19:04 London Paddington - Plymouth (Sunday only until Sunday 15 August)

     

    Devon and Cornwall - weekdays until Friday 20 August:

    Looe branch line:

    The last train service from Liskeard will be 17:46 and from Looe 18:17. A Rail Replacement Service will then operate the evening timetabled services.

    Newquay Branch line:

    • 16:15 Par - Newquay will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service
    • 17:19 Newquay - Par will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service

     

    Gunnislake Branch line:

    • 21:30 Plymouth - Gunnislake will be operated by a Rail Replacement Service
    • 22:22  Gunnislake - Exeter St Davids will be operated by a Rail Replacement service between Gunnislake and Plymouth with a connecting train onwards to Exeter

     

    Plymouth - Penzance:

    • 09:50 Penzance - Plymouth will NOT run, however alternative services are available
    • 12:17  Plymouth - Penzance will NOT run, however alternative services are available

     

    Travel Advice:

    Customers wishing to travel can choose to travel on alternative services immediately before or after their booked service or claim a full refund with no admin fee if their service is affected.

    When planning your journey, please check the latest government advice as restrictions may be in place and the advice may differ between England and Wales. You can find links to the latest information for England and Wales.

    Face covering advice:

    In line with government guidance for England, you will no longer be required by law to wear a face covering. However, please respect others and, unless exempt, wear a face covering in crowded spaces throughout your journey.

    If you are travelling within Wales, you must continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when you're at stations and whilst on board the train, as it remains mandatory.

    If you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

    Busy travel times advice:

    Great Western Railway have created a handy guide to show how busy their most popular routes / trains have been. It is expected that as government restricted are relaxed, demand will grow, particularly to leisure destinations. This handy guide can be found here.

    Where can I find more information?

    You can find more information on what Great Western Railway are doing to help you travel with confidence.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey up to and including Friday 6 August by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. You can also use the Journey Planner to check your journey from Monday 23 August onwards.

    For travel from Saturday 7 August to Sunday 22 August, please check back closer to the time as the timetable.

    Please be aware that last minute alterations may be made to the timetable. You are urged to check the Journey Planner and Live Departure Boards regularly before you travel.

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This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 4:10 PM on the 3rd August 2021

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This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 4:08 PM on the 3rd August 2021

RT @HighwaysSWEST: #M5 Northbound J20 #Clevedon to J19 #Gordano the lane closure has now been removed. Thanks for your patience.

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Lawrence Hill RAB/Church Rd is seeing congestion. Expect delays and use alternative routes where possible #twTraffic #Bristol AB

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M32 outbound has now been cleared #twTraffic #Bristol AB