Travel Updates

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5 Major Alerts & Incidents


  • Major Alerts

    Rail disruptions from 1st October until 9th October

    Last updated: 07:49 | 29/09/2022
  • Public event, Road closure

    Royal Avenue

    Last updated: 13:56 | 20/09/2022
  • Public event, Road closure

    Royal Avenue

    Last updated: 13:52 | 20/09/2022

104 Disrupted Bus Routes


1598 Roadworks and Road Closures


  • Road closure

    Temple Street

    Last updated: 09:50 | 05/10/2022
  • Road closure

    Sidmouth Road

    Last updated: 15:19 | 29/09/2022
  • Road closure

    Coombend

    Last updated: 07:57 | 10/08/2022

264 Current Rail Disruptions

  • AW – Transport for Wales to / from Pwllheli

    Buses replace trains between Machynlleth and Pwllheli until Friday 14 October

    Last updated: 01:54 22/09/2022

    Engineering work is taking place between Machynlleth and Pwllheli, closing all lines.

    Buses replace trains between Machynlleth and Pwllheli.

    Check before you travel:

    You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

    Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

    For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

    You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

  • GWR – All Great Western Railway routes

    Industrial action to affect Great Western Railway from today until Saturday 8 October

    Last updated: 01:08 05/10/2022

    Great Western Railway services will be affected by industrial action on the following dates:

     

    On each strike date services will be severely disrupted. Some parts of the GWR network will have no train service at all, an extremely limited service will operate on some routes, and the last trains will leave much earlier. Train services on the days following the industrial action will also be disrupted.

    Services are expected to be extremely busy and you are advised to find alternative ways to travel on each strike day. Only travel by train if absolutely necessary

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    Today - Strike day

    An extremely limited service will operate. Services will start at 07:30 and all journeys must be completed before 18:30.

    Rail services will only operate on the following routes:

    • Between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington
    • Between Reading and Oxford
    • Between Reading and Basingstoke

     

    There are NO other train services on the GWR network. The Night Riviera Sleeper will not operate.

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    Thursday 6 and Friday 7 October - Strike days 

    An extremely limited service will operate. Services Thursday will start at 07:30 and all journeys must be completed before 19:00. Service on Friday will also start at 07:30. 

    A very limited service will run on the following routes:

    • London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads (some extensions to Exeter/Plymouth)
    • London Paddington to Swansea (only to Cardiff Central until midday)
    • London Paddington to Oxford
    • Reading to Didcot Parkway
    • Didcot Parkway to Oxford
    • Windsor, Marlow, Henley-on-Thames, and Greenford branch lines
    • Reading to Basingstoke
    • Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
    • Cardiff Central to Plymouth (via Weston-super-Mare)
    • Cardiff Central to Westbury
    • Westbury to Swindon (via Melksham)

     

    The Night Riviera Sleeper is cancelled.

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    Saturday 8 October - Strike day

    An extremely limited service will operate. Services will start at 07:30 and all journeys must be completed before 18:30.

    A very limited service will run on the following routes only:

    • London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
    • London Paddington to Cardiff Central
    • London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
    • Reading to Didcot Parkway
    • Windsor, Marlow, and Henley-on-Thames branch lines
    • Reading to Basingstoke
    • Cardiff Central to Bath

           

    Avoid travelling and seek alternative ways to make your journey. If you are intending to travel on these routes, please only do so if absolutely necessary. Trains that are operating will be extremely busy.

    Sunday 9 October

    Trains will start later than usual with some morning services cancelled. A normal timetable will be in operation, but we anticipate some short-notice cancellations.

    Trains which are running will be extremely busy and if you can travel on Monday 10 or Tuesday 11 October please do so, tickets will be valid.

    Ticket information 

    Customers who have already purchased tickets for strike days can claim a full refund or amend their ticket.

    • Tickets for travel on 5 October are valid for travel on 6, and 7 October
    • Tickets for travel on 6 October are valid for travel on 5, 6 and 7 October
    • Tickets for travel on 7 October are valid for travel on 5, 6 and 7 October
    • Tickets for travel on 8 October are valid for travel on 7, 9, 10, and 11 October
    • Tickets for travel on 9 October are valid for travel on 10 and 11 October

     

    For further information on tickets, travel advice and FAQs see the Great Western Railway website

    Check before you travel:

    The National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner is correct for the strike day services today and on Thursday 6 October, Friday 7 October and Saturday 8 October.

  • XC – All CrossCountry routes

    Industrial action to affect CrossCountry today and 8 October

    Last updated: 12:48 05/10/2022

    CrossCountry services will be affected by industrial action on the following dates:

    • Today (strike action by ASLEF union)
    • Saturday 8 October 2022 (strike action by RMT union)

     

    Today 

    There will be NO CrossCountry services running.

    Saturday 8 October 

    A significantly reduced timetable will operate on Saturday 8 October. You can view the expected timetables on the following:

    • Birmingham New Street and Leicester / Stansted Airport here.
    • All other routes here

     

    Sunday 9 October 

    Some early morning services will be affected, with a later start to services from approximately 09:00.

     

    For further information including travel advice, ticket refund information and FAQs see the CrossCountry website here.

    Check before you travel:

    The National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner is correct for the services today and Saturday 8 October.

Live Travel Tweets


This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 8:45 AM on the 5th October 2022

Old Market street, Lane 2 closed for roadworks, Westbound / Inbound. Long delays in the area, use alternative routes if possible. #twTraffic #Bristol BE

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 5:44 AM on the 5th October 2022

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This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 10:28 PM on the 4th October 2022

Bristol City - Football match this evening at Ashton Gate Stadium - Delays possible in the area #twTraffic #Bristol

This tweet was posted by metrobusBristol at 5:34 PM on the 4th October 2022

Bascule Bridge update - 4th October 17.30 Buses on the m1 towards Hengrove Park and m2 towards Long Ashton Park & Ride are suffering delays due to the Redcliffe Bascule Bridge diversion. Current journey time through the area is 20 minutes. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.