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4 Major Alerts & Incidents


  • Major Alerts

    Balloon Fiesta 11th to 14th Aug 2022

    Last updated: 13:49 | 10/08/2022
  • Public event, Road closure

    Pulteney Grove

    Last updated: 11:28 | 15/02/2022
  • Public event

    Ashton Court estate surrounding roads

    Last updated: 15:27 | 11/08/2022

135 Disrupted Bus Routes


1407 Roadworks and Road Closures


  • Road closure

    Kings Walk

    Last updated: 14:59 | 11/08/2022
  • Road closure

    Greenbank Avenue East

    Last updated: 22:39 | 16/05/2022
  • Coronavirus Road Change, Road closure

    Corn Street

    Last updated: 12:15 | 24/06/2022

327 Current Rail Disruptions

  • XC, AW – CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

    Major engineering work between Newport and Gloucester from Monday 18 July to Friday 2 September

    Last updated: 10:30 04/07/2022

    Major engineering work is taking place between Newport and Gloucester, aimed at improving the reliability of the route and reducing the risk of landslips.

    As a result, the line between Newport and Gloucester will be closed from Monday 18 July until 2 September

    CrossCountry:

    Buses will replace trains between Newport and Gloucester.

    Transport for Wales:

    Until 31 July, trains between Maesteg / Cardiff Central to Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa will terminate at / start from Severn Tunnel Junction. An hourly rail replacement bus service will run between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester calling at Caldicot, Chepstow and Lydney. 

    From 1 August until the 2 September, replacement buses will run between Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa. An amended train service will run between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Severn Tunnel Junction / Lydney.

    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.

  • AW – Northern between Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Preston / Liverpool Lime Street / Sheffield and Manchester Airport Transport for Wales between Llandudno / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

    Buses replace evening / morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August

    Last updated: 09:28 15/06/2022

    Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly via Styal, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Northern:

    Between 23:40 and 04:55 each night, buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    TransPennine Express:

    Between 23:40 and 04:55 each night, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Transport for Wales:

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 20:44 Llandudno to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 23:33 Manchester Airport to Chester service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    You can use alternative services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 03:34 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus.

    The 05:33 Manchester Airport to Llandudno service will start at Chester. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport to Chester.

    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.

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Wrexham Central and Bidston

    Buses replace evening / morning trains between Bidston / Wrexham General and Wrexham Central from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August

    Last updated: 09:42 15/06/2022

    Engineering work is taking place Wrexham General and Bidston, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Between around 21:25 and 06:30 each night, buses will replace trains between Wrexham Central and Wrexham General / Bidston.

    Additionally, on Tuesday to Friday mornings the 07:29 Wrexham Central to Bidston will start from Wrexham General.

    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.

Live Travel Tweets


This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 8:00 PM on the 11th August 2022

🚧 Bristol City Council is working with contractors Griffiths to restore Gaol Ferry Bridge, a foot and cycle bridge over the New Cut that connects south Bristol and the city centre. https://t.co/AsoMyuj62I

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 6:24 PM on the 11th August 2022

Cumberland Basin bridge swing in progress. Expect delays in the area #twTraffic #Bristol

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 6:23 PM on the 11th August 2022

Roads heading to the Ashton Court Estate for the Balloon Fiesta are starting to return to normal following the earlier delays due to additional traffic and planned road closures, some delays will remain but most are reducing. #twTraffic #Bristol AC

This tweet was posted by travelwestEng at 5:09 PM on the 11th August 2022

RT @BristolCouncil: ⚠️The A370 inbound to #Bristol will be closed from its junction with the South Bristol Road Link to the junction with t…