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9 Major Alerts & Incidents


  • Major Alerts

    Great Bristol Run: 19th Sept 2021 : Diversion of Services in Bristol City Centre

    Last updated: 11:22 | 15/09/2021
  • Major Alerts

    Road Closure/Service Diversion-Christmas Street, Central Bristol-Various Services

    Last updated: 11:44 | 13/09/2021
  • Public event, Diversion route

    The Breaches

    Last updated: 13:31 | 08/09/2021

181 Disrupted Bus Routes


1402 Roadworks and Road Closures


  • Roadworks, Road closure

    M32 Jct 3 To 2 Closed Northbound

    Last updated: 05:43 | 17/09/2021
  • Road closure

    Queen Street

    Last updated: 14:27 | 19/05/2021
  • Road closure

    Bristol Road

    Last updated: 16:40 | 06/09/2021

462 Current Rail Disruptions

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

    South Western Railway - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 07:22 17/09/2021

    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.

    Please note that some routes may be affected by short notice alterations, as staff may have to isolate. The latest travel advice can be found 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: 07:19 17/09/2021

    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: 

    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 - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 07:21 17/09/2021

    Great Western Railway are operating an amended timetable in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

    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, you will no longer be required by law to wear a face covering whilst travelling in England. 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 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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Live Travel Tweets


This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 3:10 PM on the 17th September 2021

Please be aware that due to water works in Bishops Sutton on the 25/10 for 3 days, services 134, 640, 672 and 752 will be diverted. Information on this diversion can be found on https://t.co/wabL9d3zdx searching for the service you wish to use. LP

This tweet was posted by metrobusBristol at 10:07 AM on the 17th September 2021

A reminder that Sunday 19th September sees the Great Bristol Run, and that there will be diversions to metrobus services. Also, Long Ashton P&R will be open for the day, with a dedicated service (not the m2) running to and from the event. Full info here: https://t.co/Y2a9eI43JB

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 10:00 AM on the 17th September 2021

Please note @voitechnology e-scooters will not be allowed to operate within roads closed for the Great Bristol Run on Sunday, 19 September. For a full list of road closures visit: https://t.co/F6CP1kpVlj @WestofEnglandCA @BristolCouncil @sgloscouncil

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 8:30 AM on the 17th September 2021

Planning on running the Bristol @Great_Run this weekend? There will be a dedicated shuttle bus running from the Long Ashton Park & Ride & other local services will operate diversions. For info visit https://t.co/n539yYLiEU LP