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  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly / Chester / Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh CrossCountry between Birmingham International and Manchester PiccadillyLondon Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street

    Delays between Stafford and Crewe

    Last updated: 08:08 03/10/2023
  • XC – All CrossCountry routes

    Industrial action suspended: CrossCountry to operate a normal service today

    Last updated: 08:08 03/10/2023

    Industrial action announced by the RMT Union today has been suspended.

    A normal service (with some planned engineering work) will operate across the CrossCountry network.

    Journey Planners have been updated and are showing correctly for today.

    More information:

    For more information you can check the CrossCountry website.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Severn Beach and Salisbury: and between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour: and between Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Warminster South Western Railway between Westbury and London Waterloo: and between Yeovil Junction and Salisbury

    Lines reopened: Disruption between Westbury and Salisbury

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024
  • AW – Between Llandudno / Holyhead / Chester / Crewe and Cardiff Central

    Lines reopened: Disruption between Leominster and Hereford

    Last updated: 09:08 18/04/2024
  • AW – 04:50 Carmarthen to Milford Haven

    Amended 04:50 Carmarthen to Milford Haven from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 May

    Last updated: 12:40 26/02/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Milford Haven, closing all lines.

    The 04:50 Carmarthen to Milford Haven will not run and will be replaced by a bus.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – 22:43 Llandovery to Swansea23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen

    Amended late night Transport for Wales services via Swansea from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 May

    Last updated: 01:12 26/02/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Swansea, closing some lines.

    The 22:43 Llandovery to Swansea service will terminate at Llanelli with a replacecement bus providing onward travel to Swansea and intermediate stations.

    The 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen to be diverted, a rail replacement bus will be provided between Swansea and Carmarthen and intermediate stations.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town

    Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town after 20:00 each night from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 May

    Last updated: 06:34 01/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place from 20:00 each night between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town, closing all lines.

    After 20:00 each night, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended late night / early morning Great Western Railway service to / from Swansea from Monday 20 to Friday 24 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Briton Ferry and Swansea, closing some lines.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 21:48 and 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea will terminate Port Talbot Parkway.

    A replacement bus service will run from Port Talbot Parkway to Neath and Swansea. Road journey times: Port Talbot Parkway - Neath 15 minutes and Neath - Swansea 22 minutes.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington will start from Cardiff Central at normal time (05:07). If you are travelling from Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend, you will need to travel on later services.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – 23:40 Exeter St Davids to Exmouth00:19 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids

    Amended late night / early morning service to / from Exmouth from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Exmouth and Exeter St Davids, closing all lines.

    The 23:40 Exeter St Davids will not run and will be replaced by 2 replacement buses.

    The 00:19 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids will not run and will be replaced by two replacement buses.

    The buses will operate between:-

    • Exmouth to Exeter St Davids calling Lympstone Commando, Topsham, Digby & Sowton and Exeter Central.
    • Exmouth to Exeter St Davids calling all stations.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Oxford

    Amended late night / early morning Great Western Railway service to / from Oxford from Monday 20 to Friday 24 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, closing some lines.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 23:14 London Paddington to Oxford will arrive Oxford a few minutes later than normal.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 03:55 Oxford to Reading will depart earlier than normal. Normal timings departing Didcot Parkway and beyond.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • XC – Between Birmingham New Street and Nottingham

    Amended 23:09 Birmingham New Street to Nottingham service from Monday 20 until Thursday 23 May

    Last updated: 02:08 18/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Derby and Nottingham, closing some lines.

    The 23:09 Birmingham New Street to Nottingham service will terminate at Derby.

    Rail replacement transport will be in operation from Derby to Nottingham.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – 06:18 Yeovil Pen Mill to Abbey Wood

    Amended 06:18 Yeovil Pen Mill to Filton Abbey Wood from Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Frome and Castle Cary, closing some lines.

    The 06:18 Yeovil Pen Mill to Filton Abbey Wood will start from Castle Cary. If you are travelling from Yeovil Pen Mill , you will need to travel by later services.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading, and also between Henley-on-Thames and Reading

    Amended early morning services in the Burnham / Taplow / Twyford area from Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing various lines.

    The 00:02 and 00:45 London Paddington to Reading, and the 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    The 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections towards Reading.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – 21:30 Cardiff Central to Frome23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome

    Amended late night service to Frome on Wednesday 22 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Frome, closing some lines.

    The 21:30 Cardiff Central to Frome and the 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will terminate Westbury.

    A replacement bus service will opereate from Westbury to Frome taking 20 minutes.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between Taunton / Weston-super-Mare / Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach

    Lines have reopened between Portway Park and Ride and Severn Beach

    Last updated: 04:41 22/05/2024

    Trains are able to run normally between Portway Park and Ride and Severn Beach following a points failure earlier today.

  • XC – Avanti West Coast services between Blackpool North / Birmingham New Street / Edinburgh / Manchester Piccadilly / Shrewsbury / Wolverhampton and London EustonCrossCountry services between Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham and BournemouthLondon Northwestern Railway services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston / NorthamptonWest Midlands Railway services between Birmingham New Street and Coventry

    Disruption between Birmingham International and Coventry

    Last updated: 08:28 22/05/2024

    Following flooding between Birmingham International and Coventry all lines have reopened and trains are able to run as scheduled.

  • GWR – Between West Ealing and Greenford

    No trains to / from Greenford

    Last updated: 08:56 22/05/2024

    Disruption to / from Greenford has now ended.

  • GWR – 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway

    Amended 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway on Friday 24 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    The 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

    If you are travelling to Pangbourne, you should travel to Tilehurst for a bus to Pangbourne taking 10 minutes.

    If you are travelling from Pangbourne, a bus will be provided from Pangbourne to Tilehurst to connect into the train.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Bridgend / Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare

    Buses replace trains between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare until 12:30 on Saturday 25 May

    Last updated: 10:32 07/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Pontypridd and Abercynon, closing all lines.

    As a result, rail replacement buses will run between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare until 12:30.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Treherbert and Pontypridd

    Buses replace trains between Treherbert and Pontypridd from Saturday 25 until Wednesday 29 May

    Last updated: 10:48 07/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Treherbert and Pontypridd, closing all lines.

    As a result, replacement buses will operate between Treherbert and Pontypridd from Saturday 25 to Wednesday 29 May.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central and Rhymney, and between Radyr and Coryton

    Amended service between Cardiff Queen Street and Coryton / Rhymney from Saturday 25 until Wednesday 29 May

    Last updated: 10:26 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Coryton / Rhymney, closing all lines.

    Saturday and Sunday:

    Rail replacement buses will operate between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

    Saturday to Tuesday:

    You may use your ticket on Cardiff Bus services between Radyr and Coryton to complete your journey.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Shrewsbury and Crewe

    Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe from Saturday 25 until Monday 27 May

    Last updated: 04:56 01/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Nantwich, closing all lines.

    Rail replacement buses will operate between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway services to / from Burnham / Taplow

    Buses replace early morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 25 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between West Drayton and Maidenhead, closing some lines.

    As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

    • The 00:02 London Paddington to Reading service.
    • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service.
    • The 00:45 London Paddington to Reading service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow, connecting with train services.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / EdinburghCrossCountry between Plymouth and Glasgow Central / EdinburghLNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow CentralScotRail to / from / via MotherwellTransPennine Express between Manchester Airport / Liverpool Lime Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Major engineering work in the Carlisle / Motherwell area from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May

    Last updated: 01:33 14/05/2024

    Engineering work is taking place in the Motherwell area, closing most lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    Saturday:

    One service every 2 hours will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

    Rail replacement buses will run between:

    • Preston and Carlisle, calling at Penrith
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central, calling at Lockerbie and Motherwell

    Sunday:

    No trains will run between Lancaster / Oxenholme for Lake District and Carlisle / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    Rail replacement buses will run between:

    • Preston and Carlisle, calling at Penrith
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central, calling at Lockerbie and Motherwell

    Monday:

    One service every 2 hours will run between:

    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central.
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh.

    CrossCountry:

    Saturday and Sunday only:

    Trains will not call at Motherwell.

    Rail replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

    LNER:

    On Saturday, the 06:48 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

    On Sunday, the 16:30 from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will terminate at Edinburgh.

    On Monday, the 06:48 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

    Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell, connecting with train services. For Glasgow Central, you should use other services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

    ScotRail:

    On Saturday, buses replace trains between Glasgow Central and Kirknewton. Minibuses will run between Kirknewton and Edinburgh. calling at Curriehill, Westerhailes, Kingsknowe, Slateford and Haymarket.

    TransPennine Express:

    Saturday and Monday:

    TransPennine Express train services will run between:

    • Manchester and Oxenholme.
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh (every 2 hours).
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central (Monday only, every 2 hours).

    Replacement buses will run between Oxenholme and Carlisle.

    Sunday:

    TransPennine Express train services will run between:

    • Manchester and Oxenholme.
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh (hourly).

    Replacement buses will run between Oxenholme and Carlisle.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

    Reduced CrossCountry service to / from Wakefield Westgate and Leeds from Saturday 28 to Friday 31 May

    Last updated: 09:20 05/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds, closing some lines.

    Most services will not call at Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

    Alternative rail services will operate between Sheffield and York, calling at Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street / and Chester / Crewe / Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North / Glasgow Central / EdinburghCrossCountry between Bournemouth / Birmingham New Street and Manchester PiccadillyLondon Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Rugby / Coventry / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street

    Reduced service between Stafford and Crewe from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May

    Last updated: 03:00 14/05/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Stafford and Crewe, closing various lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    An amended service will run, as below:

    Saturday:

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Alsager.

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Preston via Nuneaton and Alsager. Some of these services will start / terminate at Lancaster or Oxenholme in the morning and evening.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Birmingham New Street. One service every 2 hours will be extended to Wolverhampton. There are some hours where it will only be possible to run one train in each direction.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent.

    North Wales services will only operate between Crewe and Holyhead in both directions.

    Sunday:

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Alsager.

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Preston via Nuneaton and Alsager. Some of these services will start / terminate at Lancaster or Oxenholme in the morning and evening.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Birmingham New Street. One service every 2 hours will be extended to Wolverhampton. There are some hours where it will only be possible to run one train in each direction. Some morning services will also run to / from Stafford.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent. A couple of these will run via Wilmslow instead.

    North Wales services will only operate between Crewe and Holyhead in both directions.

    Monday:

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Alsager.

    1 train per hour (in each direction) to / from Preston via Nuneaton and Alsager. Some of these services will start / terminate at Lancaster or Oxenholme in the morning and evening.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Birmingham New Street. One service every 2 hours will be extended to Wolverhampton. There are some hours where it will only be possible to run one train in each direction.

    2 trains per hour (in each direction) to / from Manchester Piccadilly via Stoke-on-Trent.

    North Wales services will only operate between Crewe and Holyhead in both directions.

    Rail replacement buses will run between Wilmslow and Macclesfield.

    CrossCountry:

    Saturday:

    The 07:26 Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will divert from Stafford via Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield, calling additionally at both stations.

    Sunday:

    The 08:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth service will divert via Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent to Stafford.

    Monday:

    The 07:26 Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly services will divert from Stafford via Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield, calling additionally at both stations.

    The 17:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth service will run via Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent to Stafford.

    London Northwestern Railway:

    Saturday to Monday:

    Rail replacement buses will operate between Stafford and Crewe (directly).

    Trains between Stafford and Crewe (via Stoke-on-Trent) will run as normal.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • XC – 15:27 Plymouth to York 17:45 Reading to Newcastle 06:11 York to Plymouth 08:11 Leeds to Plymouth

    Amended CrossCountry service to / from York on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May

    Last updated: 07:56 18/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Leeds and Castleford, closing some lines.

    Saturday:

    • 06:11 York to Plymouth service will depart York at 06:45 and run as normal from Leeds.
    • 15:27 Plymouth to York service will be extended to Newcastle.
    • 17:45 Reading to Newcastle service will terminate at York.

    Sunday:

    • 08:11 Leeds to Plymouth service will start from Wakefield Westgate.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend

    Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend until 12:30 on Sunday 26 May

    Last updated: 11:04 07/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry, closing all lines.

    Until 12:30, rail replacement buses will operate between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Island / Bridgend.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Between Birmingham International / Machynlleth and Aberystwyth

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 May

    Last updated: 10:37 18/04/2024

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

    From 23:00 until 05:30 (Tuesday) / 06:00 (Wednesday) morning, replacement buses will run between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Transport for Wales services between Holyhead / Chester and Manchester Airport

    Buses replace late night / early morning Transport for Wales services between Chester and Manchester from Monday 27 until Friday 31 May

    Last updated: 11:27 07/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Chester and Manchester, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Between 23:15 and 05:30 each night, rail replacement buses will run in place of late night / early morning services between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen 22:43 Llandovery to Swansea

    Amended late night Transport for Wales service at Swansea from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 May

    Last updated: 11:30 07/03/2024

    Engineering work is taking place at Swansea, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    The 22:43 Llandovery to Swansea service will terminate at Llanelli. A replacement bus will operate from Llanelli to Swansea.

    The 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen service will not call at Swansea. A replacement bus will operate from Neath calling at all stations to Carmarthen.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Yeovil Pen Mill / Frome and Filton Abbey Wood / London Paddington

    Amended morning trains between Yeovil Pen Mill / Frome and Westbury on Monday 27 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Castle Cary, closing some lines.

    As a result:

    The 06:12 Frome to London Paddington service will start from Westbury at 06:23. From Frome, you should travel by later services.

    The 06:18 Yeovil Pen Mill to Filton Abbey Wood service will start from Westbury at 07:18. For Castle Cary / Frome, you should use earlier or later services. For Bruton, you should use later services.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford

    Buses replace late night trains between Oxford and Worcestershire Parkway / Worcester Shrub Hill from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 May

    Last updated: 09:55 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Oxford and Evesham, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    The 21:53 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will call additionally at Didcot Parkway, and will then divert to run via Swindon / Cheltenham Spa (not calling) to Worcester Shrub Hill. A rail connection will run from Didcot Parkway to Oxford, and a replacement bus will run from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill.

    The 22:00 Hereford to London Paddington service will terminate at Worcester Shrub Hill, and restart at Oxford. A fast bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford to connect with the train. A stopping bus will run from Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford, not connecting with the train.

    The 22:51 London Paddington to Worcestershire Parkway service will terminate at Oxford. A replacement bus will run from Oxford to Worcestershire Parkway.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads

    Amended 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 May

    Last updated: 09:47 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will run 5 minutes later from Severn Tunnel Junction onwards.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

    Buses replace evening trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn, closing all lines overnight.

    The 21:16 Bedwyn to Newbury service will run from Bedwyn to Reading.

    The 22:08 Newbury to Reading will be retimed to start earlier at 21:48, and will not call at Newbury Racecourse, Midgham or Aldermaston. A replacement bus will run from Newbury at 22:08 to Reading, calling at all stations.

    After 21:50 each night, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Neath and Swansea from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Neath and Swansea, closing various lines overnight from Tuesday evening until Friday morning.

    Tuesday and Wednesday:

    The 21:48 and 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea services will terminate at Neath. Replacement buses will run between Neath and Swansea. On Wednesday the 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea (terminating at Neath) service will incur a few minutes extra journey time between Bristol Parkway and Newport.

    Wednesday and Thursday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Neath (later than usual). A replacement bus will run between Swansea and Neath. The train will call at Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend later than usual, and will then run normally.

    Thursday:

    The 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea service will incur a few minutes extra journey time between Bristol Parkway and Newport.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bristol Parkway and Portsmouth & Southsea

    Amended 21:21 Bristol Parkway to Portsmouth & Southsea service from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 May

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between St Denys and Fareham, closing some lines overnight.

    As a result, the 21:21 Bristol Parkway to Portsmouth & Southsea service will be diverted between Southampton Central and Fareham, and will additionally call at Southampton Airport Parkway and Eastleigh. It will call at Fareham and beyond a few minutes later than usual.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Elizabeth line between Abbey Wood / Shenfield / London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 / Reading Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5

    Amended service to / from Heathrow Airport / Reading on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 11:23 26/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between London Liverpool Street and London Paddington, closing all lines.

    Elizabeth line:

    Saturday:

    Trains will operate between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street High Level and a reduced service between London Paddington High Level and Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 / 5.

    Abbey Wood to Maidenhead services will not run.

    This means Maidenhead, Burnham, Slough, Langley and West Drayton will be reduced to 2 trains per hour.

    West Ealing will be reduced to 4 trains per hour.

    Hayes & Harlington, Southall and Ealing Broadway will be reduced to 6 trains per hour.

    The Reading service will now call at Iver.

    Sunday until 06:55:

    No services between Ealing Broadway and Heathrow Terminal 2 & 3.

    Services will operate between Heathrow Terminal 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 4.

    Sunday until 07:40:

    Services to / from London Paddington and Reading will run between Ealing Broadway and Reading only.

    Sunday from 07:40:

    Trains that usually run between Reading / Heathrow and Abbey Wood / Shenfield will be amended to run between Reading / Heathrow and London Paddington only. An amended and reduced service will run on these routes.

    An amended service of 2 trains per hour will run to / from:

    • Maidenhead.
    • Burnham.
    • Slough.
    • Langley.
    • West Drayton.

    An amended service of 6 trains per hour will run to / from:

    • Hayes & Harlington.
    • Southall.
    • Ealing Broadway.

    The following stations will not be served:

    • Acton Main Line.
    • West Ealing.
    • Hanwell.

    Reading services will be revised to call additionally at Iver.

    Great Western Railway:

    Sunday only:

    The 06:20 Reading to London Paddington service will run later than usual throughout.

    The 06:38 London Paddington to Reading service will start from Ealing Broadway. You can use London Underground services between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway to connect with the train.

    Heathrow Express:

    Sunday only:

    Services will start to operate later than usual, after 07:20, then for much of the day trains will operate at a reduced frequency (every 30 minutes).

    Additional shuttle trains will operate at certain times of the day between Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / EdinburghCrossCountry between Plymouth and Glasgow Central / EdinburghLNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow CentralTransPennine Express between Manchester Airport / Liverpool Lime Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Major Engineering work in the Carlisle / Motherwell area from Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 08:48 29/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place in the Motherwell area, closing most lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    Saturday and Sunday:

    Services to / from Edinburgh are diverted to run to / from Glasgow Central.

    Avanti West Coast customers can use TransPennine replacement buses for this service.

    CrossCountry:

    Saturday and Sunday:

    Trains will not call at Motherwell.

    Rail replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

    LNER:

    On Saturday, the 06:48 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

    On Sunday, the 16:30 from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will terminate at Edinburgh.

    Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell, connecting with train services. For Glasgow Central, you should use other services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

    TransPennine Express:

    An hourly rail replacement bus service will operate between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between West Ealing and Greenford

    No trains between West Ealing and Greenford on Saturday 1 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between West Ealing and Greenford, closing all lines.

    Trains between West Ealing and Greenford will not run, also the 05:43 London Paddington to Greenford and 22:04 Greenford to London Paddington will not run.

    You may travel by local London Bus and Underground services.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on London Underground / Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Didcot Parkway and London Paddington

    Amended 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service on Saturday 1 June

    Last updated: 11:12 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Hayes & Harlington, closing all lines.

    As a result, the 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will terminate at Ealing Broadway. This service will not call at Taplow or Burnham. If you are travelling to / from Taplow or Burnham, a replacement bus service will operate to / from Slough.

    You can use London Underground services between Ealing Broadway and Central London.

    Check before you travel:

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

    You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Oxford

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Didcot Parkway and Oxford on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 11:18 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Didcot Parkway and Tackley, closing some lines.

    Saturday

    To Oxford:

    The 22:45 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run and will be replaced by road transport from Didcot Parkway to Oxford calling all stations.

    The 22:50 and 23:33 London Paddington to Oxford will terminate Didcot Parkway. Road transport from Didcot Parkway to Oxford taking 30 minutes.

    The 23:20 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run. Customers to travel by earlier or later services.

    From Banbury / Oxford:

    The 22:04 Banbury to Didcot Parkway will terminate Oxford. Road transport from Oxford to Didcot Parkway calling all stations.

    The 23:00 Oxford to London Paddington will start Didcot Parkway later than normal. Road transport at 23:05 from Oxford to Didcot Parkway to connect into the train.

    Sunday

    The 07:54 Oxford to London Paddington will start from Didcot Parkway. You should travel on later services from Oxford.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway services between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

    Buses replace trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 11:22 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Maidenhead, closing 2 out of 4 lines. ​​​​​​​

    The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

    Saturday:

    • The 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

    Sunday:

    • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    After this time, Taplow station is closed, and no trains / buses will run to / from the station.

    The following trains will not call at Burnham:

    • The 06:20 (departing 06:36) Reading to London Paddington service.
    • The 06:38 London Paddington (starting Ealing Broadway) to Reading service.
    • The 07:42 Reading to London Paddington service.
    • The 23:31 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
    • The 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury and Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly / Chester

    Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 05:43 12/05/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing all lines.

    Trains that usually run via Nantwich will be amended to run via Wrexham / Chester instead.

    Replacement buses will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Nantwich.

    A shuttle train service will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • XC – 08:11 Leeds to Plymouth

    Amended 08:11 Leeds to Plymouth service on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 08:27 05/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Leeds and Castleford, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 08:11 Leeds to Plymouth service will start from Wakefield Westgate at 08:24.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

    Buses replace trains between Reading and North Camp on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Blackwater, closing all lines.

    Trains between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport will operate an hourly service between Blackwater and Gatwick Airport only.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Reading and North Camp.

    The 06:10 Reading to Gatwick Airport will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus service will operate from Reading, calling at Wokingham, Blackwater and North Camp and Guildford to connect into the train

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – 22:30 Cardiff Central to Warminster

    Amended 22:30 Cardiff Central to Warminster service on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Warminster, closing some lines.

    The 22:30 Cardiff Central to Warminster will terminate Westbury. A replacement bus service will operate from Westbury setting down only at Dilton Marsh and Warminster.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington to Swansea

    Amended 20:45 and 21:45 London Paddington to Swansea on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing some lines.

    The 20:45 (starting at 20:37) and 21:45 (departing 22:03) London Paddington to Swansea will divert between Cardiff Central and Bridgend (via Barry – not calling). It will arrive / depart Bridgend and beyond later than normal.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads

    Amended 23:00 and 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 12:14 18/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Swindon, closing some lines.

    The 23:00 and 23:33 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will divert between Reading and Bath Spa (via Newbury – not calling). They will not call Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham. Replacement buses will operate from Reading to set down only at Swindon and Chippenham.

    Didcot Parkway customers travel on the diverted 23:33 service and change at Reading.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Swindon / Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern / Bristol Parkway / Weston-super-Mare / Cheltenham Spa / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

    Amended Great Western Railway services between London Paddington and Reading on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 12:36 05/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway, closing some lines.

    High Speed services:

    From London Paddington:

    Most trains from London Paddington will have revised departure times.

    Most trains from London Paddington to Swindon (a few beyond) will depart earlier and will call additionally at Slough, Maidenhead and Twyford.

    Most trains from London Paddington to Oxford will not run.

    Most trains to Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will not call at Radley. Additional trains will operate from Didcot Parkway and Radley to Oxford.

    To London Paddington:

    Trains to London Paddington will arrive London Paddington at revised times, most of them later than normal.

    Most fast trains from Oxford to London Paddington will not run.

    Most trains from Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester to London Paddington will not call at Radley. Additional trains will operate from Oxford and Radley to Didcot Parkway.

    Most fast trains from Swindon (a few from beyond) to London Paddington will call additionally at Twyford, Maidenhead and Slough. Some will operate in revised timings.

    Local services:

    For most of the day the hourly service between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will operate between Reading and Didcot Parkway only.

    Check before you travel:

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

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  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Hereford

    Buses replace trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford until 17:00 on Sunday 2 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Worcester Foregate Street and Great Malvern until 16:25, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Hereford.

    The first though trains will be:-

    • The 14:50 London Paddington to Great Malvern.
    • The 17:59 Great Malvern to London Paddington.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway services to / from Pangbourne

    Buses replace trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 3 to Friday 7 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing various lines.

    The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

    Monday to Wednesday:

    • The 22:36 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.
    • The 23:24 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
    • The 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

    Replacement buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne, connecting with trains.

    Tuesday to Thursday:

    • The 03:55 Oxford to Reading service.

    No replacement buses will run for this service, you should travel by later services instead.

    Friday:

    • The 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

    Replacement buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended evening / morning Great Western Railway services to / from Swansea from Monday 3 to Friday 7 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing some lines.

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted after Cardiff Central, and will call at Bridgend and beyond later than usual.

    The 21:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted after Cardiff Central, and will call at Bridgend and beyond later than usual.

    The 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted after Cardiff Central, and will call at Bridgend and beyond later than usual.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will start earlier than usual, at 03:38. It will call at Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend earlier than usual, before running to normal times from Cardiff Central onwards.

    Check before you travel:

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

  • GWR – Great Western Railway services via Westbury

    Amended evening Great Western Railway services via Westbury from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Bath Spa and Westbury, closing some lines on Monday to Thursday evenings.

    As a result:

    • The 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads service will terminate at Westbury. A replacement bus will run from Westbury to Bath Spa - rail connections are available between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.
    • The 23:06 Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury service will terminate at Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run from Bath Spa to Westbury.
    • The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will terminate at Bath Spa. A replacement bus will run from Bristol Temple Meads to Frome (calling at all stations).

    Please note that at Freshford buses will call at Freshford Village Old Bakery, and instead of Avoncliff station buses will call at Westwood Village.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids

    Amended 23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Thomas, closing some lines.

    As a result, the 23:48 Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids service will arrive at Exeter St Davids approximately 13 minutes later than usual.

    Check before you travel:

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Merthyr Tydfil / Cardiff Central and Aberdare

    Buses replace late night trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June

    Last updated: 01:19 11/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    After 22:20 each night, trains that usually run between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park will be diverted to run via Cardiff Queen Street.

    Replacement buses will run between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Bridgend

    Amended 23:15 Cardiff Central to Bridgend service from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June

    Last updated: 01:22 11/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing all lines via Pontyclun overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    As a result, the 23:15 Cardiff Central to Bridgend service will be diverted to run via Barry. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway to / from / via Burnham / Taplow / Henley-on-Thames

    Buses replace early morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 June

    Last updated: 03:17 03/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, closing some lines on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

    The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

    • The 00:02 London Paddington to Reading service.
    • The 00:19 Reading to London Paddington service.
    • The 00:45 London Paddington to Reading service.

    Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    Additionally, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for onward rail connections towards Reading.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Chester and Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport

    Buses replace late night trains between Chester and Liverpool / Manchester from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 June

    Last updated: 01:06 11/04/2024

    Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Warrington, closing various lines overnight.

    As a result, the following trains will not run:

    Tuesday to Thursday:

    • The 20:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.
    • The 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.
    • The 22:03 Chester to Liverpool Lime Street service.
    • The 22:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service.
    • The 23:22 Liverpool Lime Street to Chester service.

    Wednesday to Friday:

    • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service.
    • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport service.
    • The 04:55 Chester to Manchester Airport service.

    Replacement buses will run between Chester and Liverpool South Parkway / Manchester Piccadilly.

    For travel between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street, and between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, you should use alternative rail services.

    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.

    Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.