Travel Updates

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8 Major Alerts & Incidents


  • Major Alerts

    Protests, Monday 4 July, Prince of Wales Severn Bridge, M5, M4 and M32

    Last updated: 10:57 | 01/07/2022
  • Public event, Road closure

    Marlborough Buildings

    Last updated: 11:45 | 24/02/2022
  • Public event, Road closure

    Cow Lane

    Last updated: 11:40 | 24/02/2022

121 Disrupted Bus Routes


1451 Roadworks and Road Closures


  • Roadworks, Road closure

    M5 Northbound Jct 20 Entry Slip Closure

    Last updated: 06:11 | 30/06/2022
  • Road closure

    Parsonage Lane

    Last updated: 08:26 | 20/06/2022
  • Roadworks, Road closure

    M48 Westbound Severn Bridge Carriageway Closed

    Last updated: 06:10 | 30/06/2022

261 Current Rail Disruptions

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway and Newport / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

    Buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Newport from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 July

    Last updated: 09:02 09/05/2022

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing all lines over the weekend and throughout the week.

    CrossCountry:

    Monday to Friday:

    The 05:20 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central service will not run.

    Great Western Railway:

    Trains between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen will be diverted to run via Gloucester (not calling), extending journey times by up to and hour. These trains will not call at Bristol Parkway.

    Trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will be amended to run to / from Bristol Parkway instead of Cardiff Central. Rail connections are available between Cardiff Central and Newport.

    Replacement buses will run between Bristol Parkway and Newport (fast and stopping). A limited replacement bus service will also run between Bristol Parkway and Pilning.

    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 – Between London Paddington and Swansea 

    Reduced Great Western Railway replacement bus services between Bristol Parkway and Newport

    Last updated: 12:03 02/07/2022

    The issue with resourcing enough replacement transport between Bristol Parkway and Newport has now ended.

  • GWR – Between St Ives and St Erth

    Buses replace trains between St Ives and St Erth

    Last updated: 11:56 01/07/2022

    Trains are now running as normal following a broken down train between St Ives and St Erth earlier today.

Live Travel Tweets


This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 8:00 PM on the 1st July 2022

Bristol City Council is planning to install a new bus gate on Cumberland Road to the east of Gas Ferry Road. https://t.co/G6KU2VOHhy

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 3:27 PM on the 1st July 2022

Bath Bridges Roundabout is fully reopened following the earlier RTC. traffic returning to normal. #twTraffic #Bristol AC

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 3:03 PM on the 1st July 2022

Bath Bridges Roundabout lane 1 blocked, lanes 2 and 3 have been reopened northbound after York Road. York Road entry to the roundabout fully reopened. Traffic starting to recover. #twTraffic #Bristol AC

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 2:49 PM on the 1st July 2022

Bath Bridge roundabout Northbound closed at junction with York Road due to the earlier RTC. Expect long delays and if possible use alternate routes. #twTraffic #Bristol AC