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  • 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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  • AW – All Transport for Wales routes.

    Transport for Wales - Timetable information and safe travel advice

    Last updated: 07:25 17/09/2021

    Transport for Wales are currently running near-normal service levels. Extra safety measures have been put in place so that you can travel with confidence.

    Details of the timetable can be found here.

    Face coverings and social distancing:

    You must continue, by law, to wear a face covering at all stages of your journey with Transport for Wales unless you are exempt. This includes on all trains and in stations.

    Capacity onboard remains reduced as social distancing measures are in place.

    What advice and information is available on crowding and quieter times to travel?

    The capacity of today's services can be found here. This will help you decide which train to travel on to avoid the busiest times and services.

    Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

    Please 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. Additionally, some weekend and late night / early morning services may be effected by engineering work.

    You can find the latest information and advice from the Welsh Government here.

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  • AW – Between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island; between Aberdare and Barry Island / Bridgend; and also between Treherbert and Barry Island / Bridgend

    Buses replace late night trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert Sunday to Thursday until at least 11 December

    Last updated: 02:50 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Radyr area, closing various lines.

    Sunday to Thursday only

    From approximately 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

    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.

  • SWR – South Western Railway services between London Waterloo and Shepperton

    Amended service to / from Upper Halliford until Saturday 11 December

    Last updated: 01:55 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place at Upper Halliford, closing some of the platforms until December.

    Trains towards Shepperton will not be able to call at Upper Halliford station. Replacement buses will run between Sunbury and Shepperton via Upper Halliford.

    Check before you travel:

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

    Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

    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.

  • SWR – Between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier

    Buses replace trains between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier

    Last updated: 04:09 12/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a shortage of train crew between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier has now ended.

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Redhill / Gatwick Airport and Reading  South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Reading 

    Disruption between Wokingham and Reading

    Last updated: 06:30 12/08/2021

    Trains between Wokingham and Reading are now able to run normally following a points failure earlier today.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Paignton and Exmouth 

    No trains between Exeter Central and Exmouth

    Last updated: 09:48 12/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a broken down train between Exeter Central and Exmouth has now ended.

  • GWR – All routes at Bristol Temple Meads

    No trains at Bristol Temple Meads

    Last updated: 04:34 13/08/2021

    Trains are expected to run normally form the start of service following a member of signalling staff at Bristol Temple Meads being taken ill yesterday evening.

     

  • XC, GWR – All routes in the Bristol area

    Amended service in the Bristol area

    Last updated: 02:02 16/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following the summer upgrade work at Bristol Temple Meads.

  • SWR – Between Guildford and London Waterloo via Oxshott

    Disruption between Guildford and Surbiton via Oxshott

    Last updated: 09:55 13/08/2021

    Trains between Guildford and Surbiton via Oxshott are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system near London Road (Guildford).

  • XC – Chiltern Railways between Kidderminster / Birmingham Moor Street / High Wycombe and London Marylebone CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

    Delays between Warwick and Leamington Spa

    Last updated: 09:00 14/08/2021

    Trains can now run as normal, following trespassers on the railway between Warwick and Leamington Spa.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa

    Reduced service between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

    Last updated: 10:18 15/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a shortage of train crew between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa.

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Hampton Court / Weybridge / Dorking / Norbiton / Shepperton / Guildford / Windsor & Eton Riverside / Chessington South / Woking

    Disruption between London Waterloo and Vauxhall

    Last updated: 07:30 14/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a safety inspection of the track between London Waterloo and Vauxhall.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Reading / Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Manchester Piccadilly, between Reading and Nottingham, and also between Bournemouth and Birmingham New Street Great Western Railway between Didcot Parkway and Banbury

    Disruption between Oxford and Banbury

    Last updated: 12:02 16/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a broken down train between Oxford and Banbury.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Hereford / Great Malvern and London Paddington West Midlands Railway between Hereford / Great Malvern and Worcester Shrub Hill / Birmingham New Street / Birmingham Moor Street

    Disruption between Hereford / Great Malvern and Worcester Foregate Street

    Last updated: 06:58 15/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a safety inspection of the track between Great Malvern and Worcester Foregate Street.

  • GWR – between Paignton and Exmouth

    Disruption between Paignton and Newton Abbot

    Last updated: 07:02 15/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a shortage of train crew between Paignton and Newton Abbot has now ended.

  • GWR – between Penzance and Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / London Paddington 

    Disruption between Penzance and Plymouth

    Last updated: 09:23 15/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a shortage of train crew between Penzance and Plymouth has now ended. 

  • GWR –  Trains between Truro and Falmouth Docks 

    No trains between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Last updated: 08:55 15/08/2021

    Following a shortage of train crew between Truro and Falmouth Docks trains are now able to run normally. 

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Glasgow Central / Aberdeen / Newcastle / York and Bristol Temple Meads / Paignton / Plymouth Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Taunton / Penzance. Also between Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare / Severn Beach

    Disruption at Bristol Temple Meads

    Last updated: 12:00 16/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following fault with the signalling system at Bristol Temple Meads. 

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Plymouth and Leeds.  Great Western Railway between Penzance and London Paddington / Cardiff Central, and also between Plymouth and Liskeard / Gunnislake / London Paddington.

    Delays at Plymouth

    Last updated: 09:06 16/08/2021

    Following a points failure at Plymouth, trains are now able to run as scheduled through this station. 

  • XC – CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh. LNER between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Stirling. Northern between Carlisle and Morpeth / Chathill, and also between Prudhoe and Morpeth. 

    Delays between Newcastle and Morpeth

    Last updated: 08:34 16/08/2021

    The points failure between Newcastle and Morpeth has been fixed and trains are able to run as scheduled. 

  • AW – Trains between Machynlleth / Shrewsbury / Birmingham New Street / Birmingham International and Aberystwyth.

    Disruption between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth

    Last updated: 02:53 18/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth following a vehicle striking a bridge at Bow Street on Monday evening.

  • GWR, SWR – between Havant and Bedhampton 

    Delays between Havant and Bedhampton

    Last updated: 09:23 16/08/2021

    Trains are no longer being disrupted between Havant and Bedhampton following a trespasser on the line. 

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Paignton, and between Aberdeen / Edinburgh and Plymouth  Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Taunton / Penzance, and between Gloucester / Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare 

    Disruption between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton

    Last updated: 05:20 17/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system in the Weston-super-Mare area has now ended.

  • GWR – Between St Erth and St Ives

    No trains between St Erth and St Ives

    Last updated: 10:29 17/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault on a train that runs between St Erth and St Ives.

  • SWR – Between Aldershot and Ascot

    Disruption between Ash Vale and Feltham

    Last updated: 10:55 17/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a signalling problem at Camberley.

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Poole / Weymouth, and also between Southampton Central and Winchester / Poole.

    Disruption between Bournemouth and Poole

    Last updated: 08:13 17/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a trespass incident between Bournemouth and Poole. 

  • GWR – between Maidenhead and Marlow

    No trains between Maidenhead and Marlow

    Last updated: 03:44 18/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system between Maidenhead and Marlow has now ended.

  • AW – Trains between Penarth and Rhymney. 

    Disruption between Cardiff Queen Street and Rhymney

    Last updated: 06:33 18/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a broken down train between Llanbradach and Rhymney has now ended.

     

  • GWR –  between Maidenhead and Bourne End

    Disruption between Maidenhead and Bourne End

    Last updated: 09:29 18/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a fault on a train between Maidenhead and Bourne End.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich

    The line between Peterborough and Ely has reopened

    Last updated: 01:40 24/08/2021

    All lines between Peterborough and Ely have reopened following severe damage to the railway infrastructure last week. Trains are now running normally.

    ​​​​​​​Check before you travel:
    You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner​​​​​​​

  • GWR – Between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa

    Disruption between Bristol Parkway and Bath Spa

    Last updated: 12:59 19/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a points failure between Bristol Parkway and Bath Spa.

     

  • SWR – Between Haslemere / Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Havant and Guildford

    Last updated: 02:24 20/08/2021

    Services between Havant and Guildford have now finished for the evening. Work is taking place overnight to fix the fault with the signalling system at Witley, and it is expected that services will run normally on Friday 20 August.

  • AW – Between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock

    Disruption between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock

    Last updated: 06:08 19/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following animals on the railway earlier today at Narberth.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Portsmouth Harbour / Taunton and Cardiff Central / Swansea

    Delays between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central

    Last updated: 05:36 19/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an earlier broken down train between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Bath Spa

    Reduced service between London Paddington and Bath Spa

    Last updated: 11:13 20/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a shortage of train crew which resulted in fewer trains being able to run between London Paddington and Bath Spa.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Plymouth / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen Northern between Carlisle and Chathill

    Disruption between Dunbar and Morpeth

    Last updated: 01:00 21/08/2021

    Work is taking place overnight to repair the damage to the overhead electric wires in the Berwick-upon-Tweed area.

    Trains between Dunbar and Morpeth are expected to run normally on Saturday 21 August.

    LNER customers who were unable to complete their journeys on Friday 20 August, may use their tickets to travel today, Saturday 21 August. 

     

  • XC, GWR, SWR – CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth  Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour, and also between Gloucester and Southampton Central South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth, between Romsey / Chandlers Ford and Salisbury, and also between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier

    Disruption between Southampton and Salisbury / Brockenhurst

    Last updated: 01:53 21/08/2021

    Disruption between Southampton and Salisbury / Brockenhurst caused by a signalling problem in the Southampton area has now ended.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa

    Reduced service between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

    Last updated: 08:58 21/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa due following a shortage of train crew between these stations. 

     

  • AW – Between Barry Island and Aberdare / Treherbert / Merthyr Tydfil: and between Cardiff Central / Cardiff Bay and Pontypridd: and also between Bridgend and Treherbert

    Disruption between Cardiff Queen Street and Radyr

    Last updated: 11:28 21/08/2021

    Trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Radyr are now able to run normally following a problem with the line-side equipment between Cathays and Radyr.

  • AW – Between Birmingham International and Holyhead

    Disruption between Shrewsbury and Wrexham General

    Last updated: 06:52 21/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident between Shrewsbury and Wrexham General.

  • GWR – Between Bedwyn and Reading

    Disruption between Bedwyn and Reading

    Last updated: 04:59 22/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a broken down train between Bedwyn and Reading.

  • SWR – London Waterloo circular services via Kingston / Richmond

    Disruption between Twickenham and Kingston

    Last updated: 03:58 23/08/2021

    Trains between Twickenham and Kingston are running normally following a problem at a level crossing at Strawberry Hill.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport / Redhill and Reading Southern between London Victoria / Redhill and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Reigate / Tonbridge  Thameslink between Peterborough and Horsham and also between Gatwick Airport and Redhill

    Disruption through Redhill

    Last updated: 07:12 23/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system at Redhill.

  • AW – between Bidston and Wrexham General

    Disruption between Shotton and Wrexham General

    Last updated: 06:36 23/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Shotton and Wrexham General following animals on the railway.

  • GWR – Between St Erth and St Ives

    Buses replace trains between St Erth and St Ives

    Last updated: 11:22 23/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a shortage of train crew between St Erth and St Ives has now ended.

  • XC, AW – CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street Transport for Wales between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

    Disruption between Wolverhampton and Stafford

    Last updated: 01:13 24/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a trespass incident between Wolverhampton and Stafford has now ended.

  • GWR – Between Plymouth and Gunnislake

    Disruption between Plymouth and Gunnislake

    Last updated: 08:15 24/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Plymouth and Gunnislake following a shortage of train crew between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • GWR – Services through Redhill

    Disruption through Redhill

    Last updated: 06:03 24/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system at Redhill.

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Plymouth / Cardiff Central and Nottingham / Newcastle / Edinburgh Great Western Railway between Warminster / Westbury / Cheltenham Spa and Swindon / Great Malvern / Worcester Foregate Street / London Paddington Transport for Wales between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa

    Disruption at Cheltenham Spa

    Last updated: 06:24 24/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a points failure at Cheltenham Spa.

  • XC – At Macclesfield

    Disruption at Macclesfield

    Last updated: 11:33 24/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident at Macclesfield.

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston  Northern between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street and also between Alderley Edge and Southport Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen and Manchester Piccadilly

    Disruption between Crewe and Stockport

    Last updated: 12:21 25/08/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally between Crewe and Stockport following a broken down train between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • XC – CrossCountry between Penzance / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle

    Disruption between Darlington and Durham

    Last updated: 01:16 26/08/2021

    Disruption between Darlington and Durham caused by a broken down train has now ended.

  • GWR – Between Exeter St Davids / Paignton and Exmouth

    Reduced service between Paignton / Exeter St Davids and Exmouth

    Last updated: 01:08 26/08/2021

    Disruption between Paignton / Exeter St Davids and Exmouth caused by a shortage of train crew has now ended.

  • XC, AW – between Crewe / Macclesfield and Stockport

    Disruption between Crewe / Macclesfield and Stockport

    Last updated: 09:44 25/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault on a train near Stockport.

  • GWR – All routes through Trowbridge

    Disruption through Trowbridge

    Last updated: 12:17 26/08/2021

    Disruption caused by a broken down train at Trowbridge has now ended.

  • SWR – between Surbiton and Weybridge 

    Disruption between Surbiton and Weybridge

    Last updated: 07:05 26/08/2021

    Trains between Surbiton and Weybridge are now able to run normally following the completion of overrunning engineering works.

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth.

    Disruption between Wareham and Weymouth

    Last updated: 08:12 26/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Wareham and Weymouth following a fault with the signalling system between Wareham and Weymouth.

     

  • SWR – Between Weybridge and London Waterloo and also the London Waterloo circular service.

    Disruption between Hounslow and Brentford

    Last updated: 08:04 26/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Hounslow and Brentford following an electricity supply problem between Hounslow and Syon Lane.

     

  • AW – Between Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe and Carmarthen, and also between Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe / Holyhead and Cardiff Central

    Disruption between Shrewsbury and Hereford

    Last updated: 09:10 27/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an earlier fault with the signalling system between Shrewsbury and Hereford.

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central  Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Cheltenham Spa / Great Malvern / Gloucester and Swindon / Westbury / Weymouth Transport for Wales between Gloucester and Maesteg

    Disruption at Gloucester

    Last updated: 11:35 27/08/2021

    Trains are no longer affected following a points failure at Gloucester.

  • SWR – London Overground between Richmond and Stratford South Western Railway between Reading / Windsor & Eton Riverside and London Waterloo. Also affecting London Waterloo circular services. 

    Disruption at Richmond

    Last updated: 12:02 27/08/2021

    Trains at Richmond are now able to run normally following an earlier fire near the railway.

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Shepperton.

    Disruption between Fulwell and Shepperton

    Last updated: 07:27 27/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following an obstruction on the track at Kempton Park. 

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Aldershot / Guildford / Woking.

    Disruption between Surbiton and Woking

    Last updated: 07:53 27/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a vehicle having struck a bridge between Walton-On-Thames and Esher.

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. Northern between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street and between Southport and Alderley Edge. Transport for Wales between Carmarthen / Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly.

    Disruption between Crewe and Wilmslow

    Last updated: 06:59 27/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Crewe and Wilmslow following a broken down freight train at Goostrey.

  • AW – Northern between Manchester Victoria / Wilmslow / Ellesmere Port / Warrington Bank Quay and Liverpool Lime Street.  Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Chester.  TransPennine Express between Newcastle / York and Liverpool Lime Street. 

    Disruption between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street via Earlestown

    Last updated: 06:22 31/08/2021

    Disruption has now ended between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street via Earlestown

  • GWR – Between Swindon / London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa

    Disruption between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa / Bath Spa

    Last updated: 12:32 29/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa / Bath Spa following disruption caused by a shortage of train crew

  • GWR – Trains between Plymouth and Gunnislake.

    No trains between Plymouth and Gunnislake

    Last updated: 11:26 28/08/2021

    Trains are expected to run normally from the start of service between Plymouth and Gunnislake.

  • GWR – Trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central. 

    Delays between Salisbury and Westbury

    Last updated: 10:30 28/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Salisbury and Westbury following disruption caused by an obstruction on the track 

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Weymouth

    Disruption between Wareham and Weymouth

    Last updated: 02:57 29/08/2021

    Trains between Wareham and Weymouth are now able to run normally following a passenger being taken ill at Wool.

  • GWR – Between Paignton and Exmouth

    Reduced service between Paignton and Exmouth

    Last updated: 11:42 29/08/2021

    Trains are expected to run normally between Paignton and Exmouth from the start of service following disruption caused by a shortage of train crew

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central / Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend, and also between Radyr / Treherbert / Pontypridd and Barry Island

    Disruption between Barry and Bridgend / Barry Island

    Last updated: 08:33 29/08/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a problem with the line-side equipment between Barry and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth and Birmingham New Street / Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen Great Western Railway between Penzance / Plymouth and Bristol Temple Meads / London Paddington, and also between Penzance and Exeter St Davids / Cardiff Central

    CLEARED: Disruption between Plymouth and Totnes

    Last updated: 01:07 04/09/2021

    On Monday, a lorry collided with a bridge between Plymouth and Totnes. All lines have now reopened and train services are no longer disrupted between these stations.

     

     

     

  • GWR, AW – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea  Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen / Milford Haven, and also between Cardiff Central and Llanelli 

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun

    Last updated: 07:04 30/08/2021

    Trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun are now able to run as normal following a road vehicle colliding with level crossing barriers between Pontyclun and Llanharan.

  • XC, AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Blackpool North / Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Lancaster / Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury CrossCountry between Reading / Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Northampton and Birmingham New Street Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth / Crewe / Holyhead West Midlands Railway between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street / Rugeley Trent Valley

    Disruption between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street

    Last updated: 10:37 31/08/2021

    Trains between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street are now able to run normally following a fault with the signalling system.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Bristol Parkway, and also between Glasgow Central and Penzance LNER between Aberdeen / Edinburgh and London Kings Cross Northern between Morpeth and Carlisle TransPennine Express between Edinburgh and Newcastle / Liverpool Lime Street

    Disruption between Berwick-upon-Tweed / Morpeth and Newcastle

    Last updated: 12:42 31/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault on a train between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Newcastle.

  • SWR – Between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier 

    No trains between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier

    Last updated: 12:07 31/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a precarious tree near the railway between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier.

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Great Malvern and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour South Western Railway between Salisbury and Romsey via Southampton Central

    Disruption between Romsey and Southampton Central via Redbridge

    Last updated: 02:26 31/08/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a road vehicle having collided with a bridge between Romsey and Southampton Central.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Newcastle / Bristol Parkway and Plymouth Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bedminster and Taunton / Penzance / Plymouth

    Delays between Bristol Temple Meads / Castle Cary and Taunton

    Last updated: 12:57 01/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally following a safety inspection of the track between Bristol Temple Meads / Castle Cary and Taunton.

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour

    Disruption between Woking and Guildford

    Last updated: 09:00 01/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system between Woking and Guildford has now ended.

  • XC, AW – Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester / Buxton / Stoke-on-Trent, and between Hazel Grove and Blackpool North, and also between Alderley Edge and Southport Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Milford Haven

    Disruption through Stockport

    Last updated: 09:56 01/09/2021
  • AW – Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth, and also between Machynlleth and Pwllheli

    Disruption between Machynlleth and Dovey Junction

    Last updated: 03:57 01/09/2021

    Disruption between Machynlleth and Dovey Junction due to a road vehicle colliding with a bridge in the Machynlleth area earlier today has now ended. 

     

     

  • XC – CrossCountry between Bristol Parkway and Edinburgh LNER between Leeds and Aberdeen, and between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central / Stirling Northern between Carlisle / Chathill and Morpeth

    Disruption between Newcastle and Edinburgh

    Last updated: 10:00 01/09/2021

    Trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh are now able to run normally following disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system in the Morpeth area.

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport South Western Railway between Reading and London Waterloo

    Disruption through Wokingham

    Last updated: 04:16 01/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally at Wokingham following a points failure at this station earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – West Midlands Railway between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street Transport for Wales between Aberystwyth / Holyhead and Birmingham International 

    Disruption between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton

    Last updated: 06:52 01/09/2021

    Disruption between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton due to a fault with the signalling system between Shrewsbury and Wellington has now ended.

     

     

  • AW – Northern between Manchester Airport and Barrow-in-Furness / Blackpool North / Windermere and also between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Redcar Central / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / York Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Llandudno / Holyhead

    Disruption between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

    Last updated: 09:40 01/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly following the loss of the power to overhead electric wires between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • SWR – between Woking and Wimbledon

    Disruption between Woking and Wimbledon

    Last updated: 09:55 02/09/2021
    Trains can now run as normal following overrunning engineering works between Woking and Weybridge.
  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

    Disruption between Reading and Westbury

    Last updated: 02:43 02/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Reading and Westbury following the earlier incident where a person was hit by a train.

     

  • SWR – between Ascot and Aldershot

    Disruption between Ascot and Aldershot

    Last updated: 07:27 02/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Ascot and Aldershot following  a fault on a train between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • XC – Between Birmingham New Street and Nottingham, and between Glasgow Central and Plymouth

    Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Burton-on-Trent

    Last updated: 03:45 02/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Birmingham New Street and Burton-on-Trent following a fault on a train between Tamworth and Burton-on-Trent earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – All routes through Crewe

    Disruption through Crewe

    Last updated: 11:33 02/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident at Crewe. 

  • XC – at Stansted Airport

    Disruption at Stansted Airport

    Last updated: 07:57 03/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault on a train at Stansted Airport has now ended.

  • AW – Northern between Crewe / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Holyhead

    Disruption between Eccles and Newton-le-Willows

    Last updated: 09:27 03/09/2021

    Trains can now run as normal following trespassers on the railway earlier between Eccles and Newton-le-Willows

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Aberystwyth / Holyhead and Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street West Midlands Railway between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton / Birmingham New Street

    Disruption between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton

    Last updated: 03:53 03/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton following a fault on a train between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – Between Aberystwyth and Birmingham International

    No trains between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth

    Last updated: 11:33 03/09/2021

    Trains between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth are now able to run normally following a fire one a property between Aberystwyth and Borth.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Bristol Parkway and Edinburgh, and between Plymouth and Leeds East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Sheffield, and between Norwich and Sheffield, and between Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street, and also between Derby and Leeds Northern between Nottingham and Leeds

    Disruption between Chesterfield and Sheffield

    Last updated: 10:35 03/09/2021

    Trains between Chesterfield and Sheffield are now able to run normally following a train hitting an obstruction on the railway between Dronfield and Sheffield.

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside / Reading

    Disruption between Richmond and Twickenham

    Last updated: 01:23 04/09/2021

    Trains between Richmond and Twickenham are now able to run normally following the emergency services are dealing with an incident

  • GWR – Between St Erth and St Ives, and also between Penzance and Exeter St Davids / London Paddington 

    Disruption at St Erth

    Last updated: 01:58 04/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally at St Erth after a train broke down at the station earlier today.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Birmingham New Street / Plymouth LNER between Leeds / Bradford Forster Square and London Kings Cross Northern between Leeds and Knottingley / Doncaster / Sheffield

    Delays at Wakefield Westgate

    Last updated: 09:01 04/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an earlier incident where a passenger was causing a disturbance on a train at Wakefield Westgate. 

  • AW – Between Bridgend and Treherbert, and between Penarth and Rhymney 

    Disruption between Barry / Penarth and Cardiff Central

    Last updated: 10:45 04/09/2021

    Services between Barry / Penarth and Cardiff Central are now able to run normally following the police dealing with an incident at Grangetown.

  • SWR – Trains between Ascot / Chessington South / Guildford / Hampton Court / Shepperton / Reading / Portsmouth Harbour / Basingstoke / Poole / Richmond / Wimbledon / Teddington London Waterloo

    Disruption to / from London Waterloo

    Last updated: 12:03 05/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following overrunning engineering works between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road Battersea and a trespass incident between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo. 

     

  • XC – Between Dunbar and Edinburgh

    Disruption between Dunbar / North Berwick and Edinburgh

    Last updated: 11:42 06/09/2021

    The emergency services have safely completed their work and trains are now running normally between Dunbar / North Berwick and Edinburgh.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Swansea

    Disruption between Didcot Parkway and Swindon

    Last updated: 07:57 06/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system between Didcot Parkway and Swindon.

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids / Yeovil Pen Mill, between Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction, between Yeovil Junction and Exeter St Davids, and also between Salisbury and Bristol Temple Meads.

    Reduced South Western Railway service between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads

    Last updated: 02:26 07/09/2021

    South Western Railway services between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads are now running normally following a shortage of train crew.

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert and Barry Island

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Barry

    Last updated: 08:35 06/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault on a train between Cardiff Central and Barry.

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport / Redhill and Reading  South Western Railway between Haslemere / Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour / Havant and London Waterloo and also between Guildford and Farnham

    Disruption between Guildford and Ash / Woking

    Last updated: 07:58 06/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally at Guildford following signalling problems at this station earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston Northern between Alderley Edge and Southport, between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central

    Disruption between Stockport and Wilmslow

    Last updated: 06:22 06/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally between Stockport and Wilmslow following a points failure at Cheadle Hulme earlier today. 

     

     

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Reading / Didcot Parkway and London Paddington. Heathrow Express between Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Paddington. TfL Rail between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington.

    Disruption between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington

    Last updated: 01:27 07/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a speed restriction over defective track between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington.

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston Northern between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Carmarthen / Milford Haven

    Disruption between Wilmslow and Crewe

    Last updated: 04:24 07/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a road vehicle colliding with a bridge between Wilmslow and Crewe.

  • SWR – Between Alton / Basingstoke / Guildford / Exeter St Davids and London Waterloo

    Disruption through Clapham Junction

    Last updated: 04:48 07/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault on a train at Clapham Junction.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Plymouth Northern between Leeds and Doncaster, and between Leeds and Sheffield

    Disruption between Wakefield Westgate and Sheffield

    Last updated: 09:32 07/09/2021

    Trains between Wakefield Westgate and Sheffield are now running normally following a points failure in the Fitzwilliam area earlier today.

  • SWR – Between Shepperton and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Shepperton and Fulwell

    Last updated: 09:19 07/09/2021

    Trains are running normally between Shepperton and Fulwell following a safety inspection of the track earlier today at Hampton.

  • XC – between Peterborough and Ely

    Disruption between Peterborough and Ely

    Last updated: 11:50 07/09/2021

    Trains between Peterborough and Ely are now able to run normally following a points failure between Whittlesea and March.

  • SWR – Between Windsor & Eton Riverside and Twickenham, and between Reading / Staines / Wimbledon / Ascot / Kingston and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Feltham and Twickenham

    Last updated: 11:01 08/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an obstruction on the track between Whitton and Twickenham.

  • AW – Trains between Aberystwyth and Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street / Shrewsbury.

    Disruption between Newtown and Shrewsbury

    Last updated: 10:53 08/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following urgent repairs to a bridge between Newtown Powys and Shrewsbury. 

     

  • SWR – Between Guildford / Woking / Hampton Court / Dorking / Shepperton / Chessington South and London Waterloo and also London Waterloo circular services

    Disruption between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo

    Last updated: 02:35 08/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads and Edinburgh Great Western Railway between Penzance / Portsmouth Harbour / Westbury and Filton Abbey Wood / Gloucester / Cardiff Central, and between Bristol Temple Meads and Avonmouth / Severn Beach

    Disruption between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway / Avonmouth

    Last updated: 04:29 08/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident between Bristol Temple Meads and Stapleton Road.

  • SWR – Trains between Hounslow / Staines / Twickenham / Weybridge / Woking and London Waterloo.

    Disruption through Hounslow

    Last updated: 07:35 09/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a train hitting an obstruction on the line at Hounslow.

  • GWR – Trains to / from London Paddington

    Disruption to / from London Paddington

    Last updated: 07:34 10/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a fault with the signalling system between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington.

  • XC – Between Stansted Airport / Nottingham / Leicester and Birmingham New Street: and between Edinburgh / Newcastle and Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth: and between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

    Disruption between Tamworth / Nuneaton and Birmingham New Street

    Last updated: 12:55 09/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a points failure between Water Orton and Birmingham New Street.

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central South Western Railway between Weymouth / Poole and London Waterloo Southern between Southampton Central and London Victoria / Brighton / Horsham

    Disruption through Southampton Central

    Last updated: 06:32 09/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system between Southampton Central and St Denys. 

     

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Plymouth and Derby / Birmingham New Street / Leeds / York / Edinburgh; between Penzance and Newcastle; and also between Paignton and Bristol Temple Meads Great Western Railway between Penzance / Taunton and Cardiff Central; and also between Weston-super-Mare and Filton Abbey Wood

    Disruption between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads

    Last updated: 11:56 10/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a points failure between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads.

  • XC, AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Blackpool North / Edinburgh.  CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Reading and Manchester Piccadilly. London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street / Walsall and Wolverhampton; and also between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury / Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street. Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth / Holyhead.   

    Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton

    Last updated: 03:11 10/09/2021

    The trespass incident near Smethwick Galton Bridge has ended and trains are now running normally between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton.

     

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Penzance and Newcastle Great Western Railway between Penzance and Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / Cardiff Central: and between Liskeard and Plymouth

    Disruption in the Plymouth area

    Last updated: 05:34 11/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally in the Plymouth area following a signalling problem and a safety inspection of the track yesterday.

     

     

  • SWR – Between Reading / Windsor & Eton Riverside and London Waterloo  also London Waterloo circular services

    Disruption between Twickenham and Barnes

    Last updated: 11:04 10/09/2021

     

    Trains are now running normally between Twickenham and Barnes following a fault with the signalling system between these stations earlier today.

     

  • AW – Between Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island

    Buses replace trains between Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd

    Last updated: 06:07 11/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run between Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd following disruption caused by a member of the signalling staff being taken ill.

  • GWR – Between Exeter Central and Barnstaple

    Disruption between Exeter Central and Barnstaple

    Last updated: 01:28 11/09/2021

    Trains can now run normally following a points failure between Exeter Central and Barnstaple

  • GWR – Between Penzance and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / London Paddington   

    Disruption between Penzance and Exeter St Davids

    Last updated: 11:23 11/09/2021

    Disruption between Penzance and Exeter St Davids due to a shortage of train crew between these stations earlier today has now ended. 

     

     

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Holyhead Transport for Wales between Chester and Holyhead / Llandudno; and also between Shrewsbury and Holyhead / Llandudno Junction. 

    Disruption between Chester and Llandudno Junction

    Last updated: 07:48 13/09/2021

    Disruption between Chester and Llandudno Junction caused by the emergency services dealing with an incident has now ended.

  • SWR – Between Gillingham and Exeter St Davids

    Disruption between Gillingham and Exeter St Davids

    Last updated: 02:50 12/09/2021

    Disruption to journeys between Gillingham and Exeter St Davids caused by a shortage of train crew has now ended.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway TfL Rail between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

    Disruption between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

    Last updated: 12:11 12/09/2021

    Trains can now run normally following a points failure between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

  • XC – CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Plymouth LNER between Aberdeen and London Kings Cross Northern between Carlisle and Nunthorpe, and between Morpeth and Metro Centre TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle

    Disruption at Newcastle

    Last updated: 01:29 12/09/2021

    Trains at Newcastle are now running normally following emergency services attending to an incident at the station.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

    Disruption between Westbury and Taunton

    Last updated: 09:01 12/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Westbury and Taunton following disruption caused by a safety inspection of the track

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway TfL Rail between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Terminal 5 / Reading

    Reduced service between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

    Last updated: 01:06 13/09/2021

    Disruption between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington due to urgent repairs to the railway being carried out between these stations has now ended. 

     

     

  • AW – Transport for Wales services to / from Pwllheli

    Buses replace trains between Machynlleth and Pwllheli from Monday 13 September to Saturday 11 December

    Last updated: 07:06 09/08/2021

    Major engineering work is taking place on the Barmouth Viaduct, closing all lines from Monday 13 September to Saturday 11 December.

    As a result, no trains will run between Machynlleth and Pwllheli.

    Replacement buses will run between Machynlleth and Pwllheli.

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    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 – between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road

    Disruption between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road

    Last updated: 07:53 13/09/2021

    Trains can now run as normal following a fault on a broken down train between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road

  • SWR – Trains between London Waterloo and Haslemere  / Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea

    Disruption between Haslemere and Havant

    Last updated: 02:09 13/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following urgent repairs to the track between Haslemere and Havant

  • SWR – South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Hampton Court / Shepperton / Woking / Chessington South / Dorking / Guildford / Alton / Basingstoke / Haslemere / Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Weymouth / Exeter St Davids, and services which run to / from London Waterloo via Wimbledon

    Disruption to South Western Railway services through Wimbledon

    Last updated: 08:35 13/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally through Wimbledon as the emergency services are now safely clear of the line. 

     

  • GWR – Between Liskeard and Looe

    No trains between Liskeard and Looe

    Last updated: 10:58 13/09/2021

    Trains between Liskeard and Looe will run as normal from the start of service following a shortage of train crew earlier today. 

  • XC, GWR – Between Tiverton Parkway and Taunton 

    Disruption between Tiverton Parkway and Taunton

    Last updated: 08:08 13/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following the emergency services having dealt with an incident between Tiverton Parkway and Taunton.

     

     

  • XC – CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street 

    Disruption between Wolverhampton and Stafford

    Last updated: 01:19 14/09/2021

    Trains between Wolverhampton and Stafford are now able to run as normal. 

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly  CrossCountry between Southampton Central / Reading / Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly  Northern between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Piccadilly 

    Disruption between Macclesfield and Manchester Piccadilly

    Last updated: 11:49 14/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following a points failure between Macclesfield and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • AW – Northern between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove / Manchester Airport, and between Liverpool Lime Street and Crewe TransPennine Express between Redcar Central and Manchester Airport Transport for Wales between Llandudno / Chester and Manchester Airport

    Disruption between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport

    Last updated: 12:51 14/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a problem which was under investigation between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport

  • AW – Between Cardiff Bay and Coryton; between Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare; and between Rhymney / Ystrad Mynach / Bargoed and Penarth

    Disruption via Cardiff Queen Street

    Last updated: 06:55 14/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a speed restriction over a defective track in the Cardiff Queen Street area.

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Wimbledon / Weybridge / Woking / Shepperton / Staines

    Disruption between London Waterloo and Barnes

    Last updated: 06:46 15/09/2021

    Disruption between London Waterloo and Barnes due to over-running engineering works earlier today has now ended. 

     

     

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Shepperton, and also the London Waterloo circular services 

    Disruption between London Waterloo and Teddington / Windsor & Eton Riverside

    Last updated: 01:51 15/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident on the railway earlier today at Kingston and signalling problems between Twickenham and Whitton

  • XC – Between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge / Stansted Airport 

    Disruption between Leicester / Loughborough and Peterborough

    Last updated: 07:28 15/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Leicester / Loughborough and Peterborough following a broken rail between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • XC – Avanti West Coast Birmingham New Street and Blackpool North and also between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly CrossCountry between Reading / Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street

    Disruption between Birmingham New Street and Stafford

    Last updated: 10:01 15/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Wolverhampton and Stafford following a points failure between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – Transport for Wales at Shrewsbury 

    Disruption to Transport for Wales services at Shrewsbury

    Last updated: 03:00 15/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a fault with the signalling system at Shrewsbury.

  • SWR – South Western Railway routes through Richmond 

    Disruption to South Western Railway services through Richmond

    Last updated: 05:37 15/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a trespass incident near Richmond.

     

  • GWR – Trains through Redhill

    Disruption through Redhill

    Last updated: 07:52 16/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an earlier fault with the signalling system through Redhill.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Portsmouth Harbour / Taunton and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

    Disruption between Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway and Newport

    Last updated: 10:57 15/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a train hitting an obstruction between Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway and Newport has now ended.

  • SWR – To / from London Waterloo

    Disruption to / from London Waterloo

    Last updated: 01:51 16/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo as the emergency services are now safely clear of the line. 

  • AW – Northern between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street, between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness / Windermere TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Redcar Central / Edinburgh Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Chester / Llandudno

    Disruption between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly

    Last updated: 03:51 16/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following an earlier safety inspection of the track in the Gatley area.

     

  • GWR – Between Swindon and Bath Spa

    Disruption between Swindon and Bath Spa

    Last updated: 04:02 16/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a broken down train between Swindon and Bath Spa.

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between Edinburgh and London Euston  CrossCountry between Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads and Edinburgh  LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Inverness  ScotRail between Aberdeen / Bathgate / Cowdenbeath / Dunblane / Helensburgh Central / Garscadden / Glasgow Queen Street / Glenrothes with Thornton / Inverness / Milngavie / Perth and Edinburgh; between Edinburgh Airport and Haymarket; and also between Glenrothes with Thornton and Tweedbank TransPennine Express between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport

    Disruption between Edinburgh and Haymarket

    Last updated: 09:25 17/09/2021

    The emergency services are safely clear of the line between Edinburgh and Haymarket and trains are able to run as scheduled. 

  • AW – Trains between Machynlleth and Pwllheli; and also between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

    Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth

    Last updated: 09:26 17/09/2021

    Trains are running normally between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Great Malvern / Hereford

    Disruption between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill

    Last updated: 03:56 17/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following urgent repairs to a bridge between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill.

  • AW – Between Barry Island and Aberdare, and between Bridgend and Merthyr Tydfil, and between Cardiff Central / Penarth and Treherbert

    Disruption through Pontypridd

    Last updated: 12:34 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system in the Pontypridd area.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport / Redhill  Southern between London Victoria and Reigate / Redhill; and also between Tonbridge / Three Bridges and Redhill  Thameslink between Bedford and Gatwick Airport; and also between Peterborough and Horsham

    Delays through Redhill

    Last updated: 07:47 17/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following a trespass incident at Redhill

  • GWR – Trains between Truro and Falmouth Docks 

    Delays between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Last updated: 12:29 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system  between Truro and Falmouth Docks.

  • AW – Between Barry Island / Bridgend and Aberdare

    Reduced service between Abercynon and Aberdare

    Last updated: 11:32 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system between Abercynon and Aberdare.

  • GWR – Between Plymouth and Gunnislake

    Buses replace trains between Plymouth and Gunnislake

    Last updated: 12:20 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Plymouth and Gunnislake following disruption caused by a shortage of train

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa

    Reduced service between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa

    Last updated: 11:41 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a shortage of train crew between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa.

  • AW – All routes through Cardiff Central

    Reduced Transport for Wales service through Cardiff Central

    Last updated: 12:29 19/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following resource availability issues through Cardiff Central.

  • XC, SWR – CrossCountry between Bournemouth and Oxford South Western Railway between Wareham and London Waterloo and also between Poole and Winchester

    Disruption between Bournemouth and Southampton Central

    Last updated: 05:48 18/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Bournemouth and Southampton Central following trespassers on the railway between these stations earlier today. 

     

     

  • AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly  Northern between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street  Transport for Wales between Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly

    Disruption between Crewe and Wilmslow

    Last updated: 05:39 20/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Crewe and Wilmslow following a broken down train between Crewe and Sandbach earlier today.

  • XC, GWR, AW – Between Newport and Gloucester / Bristol

    Disruption between Newport and Gloucester / Bristol

    Last updated: 11:58 18/09/2021

    The emergency services have safely completed their work and trains are now running normally between Newport and Gloucester / Bristol.

  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Plymouth and Newcastle / Birmingham New Street Great Western Railway between Penzance / Plymouth and London Paddington: and between Taunton and Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads

    Delays through Taunton

    Last updated: 12:26 19/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally through Taunton following disruption caused by a points failure

  • GWR – Between St Erth and St Ives

    No trains between St Erth and St Ives

    Last updated: 08:30 19/09/2021

    Disruption between St Erth and St Ives due to a shortage of train crew between these stations has now ended. 

     

     

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport and Reading Southern between Brighton / Bognor Regis and London Victoria Thameslink between Brighton and Cambridge, and between Gatwick Airport and Bedford, and between Horsham and Peterborough

    Disruption between Gatwick Airport and Redhill

    Last updated: 10:30 20/09/2021

    Trains are running normally between Gatwick Airport and Redhill following an earlier points failure.

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour, and between Swansea and London Paddington Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Holyhead, and between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa, and also between Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Newport

    Last updated: 12:02 20/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a broken down freight train near Cardiff Central has now ended.

  • AW – Transport for Wales between Llandudno and Manchester Airport / Blaenau Ffestiniog, and between Holyhead and  Birmingham International / Cardiff Central

    Disruption through Llandudno Junction

    Last updated: 05:23 20/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a fault with the signalling system at Llandudno Junction

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Bristol Temple Meads/ Plymouth and Edinburgh; and between Cardiff Central and Nottingham; and also between Newcastle and Penzance Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Cheltenham Spa; and also between Bristol Temple Meads and Great Malvern / Weymouth Transport for Wales between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa.

    Disruption between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester

    Last updated: 06:11 20/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a landslip between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Cambridge and Birmingham New Street Greater Anglia between Cambridge and Norwich, and also between Stansted Airport and Norwich

    Disruption between Cambridge and Ely

    Last updated: 12:48 21/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally following a person having been hit by a train between Cambridge North and Ely.

     

  • XC – CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Plymouth LNER between between Edinburgh and London Kings Cross ScotRail between Edinburgh and Dunbar

    Disruption between Edinburgh and Berwick-Upon-Tweed

    Last updated: 02:04 21/09/2021

    The emergency services have now dealt with the incident between Edinburgh and Berwick-Upon-Tweed and trains are expected to run normally from the start of service.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Bedwyn Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5 TfL Rail between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport / Reading

    Disruption to / from London Paddington

    Last updated: 02:34 22/09/2021

    Trains are expected to run normally from the start of service following a points failure near London Paddington.

     

     

  • XC – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Reading / Southampton Central and Manchester Piccadilly East Midlands Railway between Nottingham and Crewe London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street and Crewe Northern between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Piccadilly

    Disruption between Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield / Crewe

    Last updated: 09:35 21/09/2021

    Trains between Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield / Crewe are now able to run normally following a trespass incident in the Stoke-on-Trent area.

  • AW – Between Cardiff Central and Radyr / Treherbert

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park

    Last updated: 10:50 22/09/2021

    Trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Ninian Park are now running normally following an earlier problem under investigation between these stations.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Reading Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5 TfL Rail between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Terminal 5 / Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

    Disruption between London Paddington and Slough

    Last updated: 03:41 22/09/2021

    Trains are running normally between London Paddington and Slough

  • SWR – Between Exeter St Davids and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction

    Last updated: 04:54 22/09/2021

    Trains between Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction are now able to run normally following an earlier broken down train in the Whimple area.

  • GWR – Between Newbury and Reading

    Disruption between Newbury and Reading expected until 21:00

    Last updated: 08:14 22/09/2021

    Trains between Newbury and Reading are now able to run normally following an earlier points failure.

  • GWR – Between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach

    Disruption between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach

    Last updated: 10:01 22/09/2021

    Services between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach are now able to run normally following a fault with the signalling system between Avonmouth and Severn Beach

  • SWR – Between Ascot and Aldershot

    Disruption between Ascot and Aldershot

    Last updated: 07:00 22/09/2021

    Trains between Ascot and Aldershot are now able to run normally following a problem that was under investigation.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Birmingham New Street East Midlands Railway between Norwich and Sheffield Greater Anglia between Ipswich / Colchester and Peterborough

    Disruption between Ely and Peterborough

    Last updated: 12:23 23/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Ely and Peterborough following a points failure at March.

     

  • GWR, SWR – Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour, and also between Westbury and Southampton Central South Western Railway between Yeovil Junction and Basingstoke

    Disruption between Westbury and Salisbury

    Last updated: 03:07 23/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a broken down train between Westbury and Salisbury has now ended.

  • GWR – Between West Ealing and Greenford

    Disruption between West Ealing and Greenford

    Last updated: 03:13 23/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following a fault with the signalling system between West Ealing and Greenford.

  • XC, AW – at Manchester Piccadilly

    Disruption at Manchester Piccadilly

    Last updated: 03:17 23/09/2021

    Trains can now run normally following the police dealing with an incident earlier at Manchester Piccadilly.

  • GWR – Between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Reduced service between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Last updated: 11:52 24/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a reduced service is running between Truro and Falmouth Docks.

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bristol Parkway / Didcot Parkway / Great Malvern / Oxford / Swansea / Penzance / Plymouth / Newbury and London Paddington TfL Rail between Reading / Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and London Paddington

    Disruption through Southall

    Last updated: 03:23 24/09/2021

    Trains are now able to run normally through Southall following a fault with the signalling system earlier today. 

  • GWR, SWR – between Fareham and Cosham

    Disruption between Fareham and Cosham

    Last updated: 03:26 24/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a road vehicle striking a bridge between Fareham and Cosham has now ended.

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

    Delays at Stafford

    Last updated: 04:56 24/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a points failure at Stafford has now ended.

  • SWR – Between Exeter St Davids / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour / Basingstoke / Alton and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Woking and Weybridge

    Last updated: 06:51 24/09/2021

    Disruption caused by trespassers on the railway between Woking and Weybridge has now ended.  

  • AW – Between Rhymney / Treherbert and Penarth, and between Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare and Barry Island, and also between Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare and Bridgend

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Barry / Penarth

    Last updated: 07:07 24/09/2021

    Trains between Cardiff Central and Barry / Penarth are now running normally following a train fault at Grangetown.

  • GWR – Between Penzance / Frome and London Paddington, and between Bedwyn and Reading 

    Disruption at Newbury

    Last updated: 09:06 24/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a failure of electrical supply at Newbury has now ended.

     

  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea

    Disruption between Guildford and Woking

    Last updated: 10:59 25/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a broken down freight train that was blocking the line between Guildford and Woking.

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham Great Western Railway between Swansea / Cardiff Central and Great Malvern / Portsmouth Harbour / London Paddington Transport for Wales between Barry Island / Penarth / Cardiff Central and Rhymney / Ebbw Vale Town / Maesteg / Swansea / Carmarthen / Milford Haven

    Disruption through Cardiff Central

    Last updated: 09:58 28/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following a fault with the signalling system near Cardiff Central.

  • GWR – Between Truro and Falmouth Docks 

    Disruption between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Last updated: 11:27 25/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a fault with the signalling system between Truro and Falmouth Docks

  • GWR – GWR between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Reading Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5 TfL Rail between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Heathrow Terminal 5 / Reading 

    Disruption between London Paddington and Slough / Heathrow Terminal 5

    Last updated: 01:59 26/09/2021

    The emergency services have safely completed their work and trains are now running normally between London Paddington and Slough / Heathrow Terminal 5 

     

  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Exeter St Davids / Bedwyn / Newbury and Reading TfL Rail between Slough / London Paddington and Reading

    Disruption in the Reading area

    Last updated: 03:00 26/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following trespassers on the railway earlier at Newbury.

  • GWR – Between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

    Reduced service between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

    Last updated: 10:33 26/09/2021

    Trains are able to run as scheduled following a shortage of train crew between Swindon and Cheltenham Spa

  • GWR – All routes to / from London Paddington

    Disruption between London Paddington and Slough

    Last updated: 02:57 26/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following overrunning engineering work between London Paddington and Slough.

  • XC, SWR – All routes through Eastleigh

    Delays through Eastleigh

    Last updated: 06:21 26/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally following an earlier fault on a train at Eastleigh.

  • GWR – Between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford / Reading

    Amended late evening / early morning service between Henley-on-Thames and Twyford / Reading from Monday 27 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 09:12 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday - Thursday

    The following trains will depart a few minutes later than normal:

    • 21:46 Twyford to Henley-on-Thames.
    • 20:44 / 22:01 Henley-on-Thames to Twyford.

     

    Tuesday - Friday

    The 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will now terminate at Twyford. There will be a rail connection from Twyford to Reading in place.

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  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

    Amended 22:41 / 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway from Monday 27 to Friday 1 September

    Last updated: 08:55 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday - Thursday

    The 22:41 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey, they also will not call at Pangbourne.

    Monday - Friday

    The 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey, they also will not call at Pangbourne.

    There will be rail replacement buses in operation between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

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  • GWR – Between Exeter St David's and Exmouth

    Buses replace the 23:41 Exeter St David's to Exmouth service from Monday 27 to Wednesday 29 September

    Last updated: 08:50 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St David's and Exmouth, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 23:41 Exeter St David's to Exmouth service will be replaced by two buses.

    Bus 1 will call at Depart Exeter St David's, going on to call at Exeter Central, Digby & Sowton, Topsham, Lympstone Commando and finally Exmouth with the whole journey taking 55 minutes.

    Bus 2 will call at all stations from Exeter St David's to Exmouth and the entire journey will take 72 minutes.

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  • GWR – Between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads

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

    Last updated: 08:44 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads will operate approximately 5 minutes later than normal from Patchway.

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  • GWR – Between Bristol Temple Meads and Frome

    Amended 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 September

    Last updated: 08:39 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Westbury and Frome, resulting in the closure of 1 out of 2 tracks.

    The 23:45 Bristol Temple Meads to Frome will now terminate at Westbury.

    Rail replacement road transport will be in place from Westbury to Frome.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Llandudno Junction / Holyhead

    Buses replace evening / morning trains between Rhyl and Llandudno Junction from Monday 27 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 10:08 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Rhyl and Llandudno Junction, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Between 22:20 and 04:45 each night, buses will replace trains between Rhyl and Llandudno Junction.

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  • GWR – Between Brighton and Bristol Parkway / Great Malvern / Portsmouth Harbour

    Amended early morning / evening services to / from Brighton from Monday 27 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 09:15 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Hove and Brighton, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The following trains will terminate at Worthing:

    • 07:09 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton.
    • 10:41 Great Malvern to Brighton.

     

    You can use Southern rail connections from Worthing to Hove and then road transport from Hove to Brighton.

    The following trains will start from Worthing:

    • 08:59 Brighton to Great Malvern.
    • 17:02 Brighton to Bristol Parkway.

     

    You can use Southern rail connections from Worthing to Hove and then road transport from Hove to Brighton.​​​​​​​

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  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

    Amended late night / early morning service at Burnham and Taplow from Monday 27 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 09:03 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday - Thursday

    The following trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow:

    • 23:50 London Paddington to Reading.
    • 22:52 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

     

    Tuesday - Friday

    The following trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow:

    • 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.
    • 00:18 Reading to London Paddington.

     

    Friday

    • 23:50 London Paddington to Reading.

     

    You can travel to Burnham and Taplow via connecting buses from Slough.

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  • GWR – Between Didcot Parkway and Oxford

    Bus replaces the 23:45 Didcot Parkway to Oxford from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 September

    Last updated: 08:58 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, resulting in the closure of 1 out of 2 tracks.

    The 23:45 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Penzance and Plymouth Great Western Railway between Penzance and Cardiff Central / Exeter St Davids / Truro; and also between Truro and Falmouth Docks

    Disruption between Truro and Par

    Last updated: 03:37 27/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a tree blocking the railway between Truro and Par has now ended.

  • SWR – Between Exeter St Davids and London Waterloo / Basingstoke / Gillingham / Salisbury

    Disruption between Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction

    Last updated: 12:25 27/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Junction following disruption caused by signalling problems

  • XC, AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Edinburgh CrossCountry between Reading and Nottingham London Northwestern Railway between London Euston Euston / Northampton / Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth West Midlands Railway between Birmingham International and Rugeley Trent Valley

    Delays between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street

    Last updated: 09:32 27/09/2021

    Trains can now run normally following a fault on a train between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street

  • GWR – All routes to / from London Paddington

    Disruption between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington

    Last updated: 11:08 27/09/2021

    Trains are now running normally between Hayes & Harlington and London Paddington following disruption caused by damage to the overhead electric wires at West Ealing

     

     

  • SWR – Between Ascot and Aldershot

    Disruption between Ascot and Aldershot

    Last updated: 10:57 27/09/2021

    Trains can run normally following a tree blocking the railway at Frimley

  • XC – Between Penzance and Newcastle, between Plymouth and Edinburgh / Aberdeen, and between Cardiff Central and Nottingham, and also between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport

    Delays between Birmingham New Street and Tamworth / Nuneaton

    Last updated: 04:15 27/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system at Water Orton has now ended.

  • XC, GWR, AW – CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and  Portsmouth Harbour / Penzance, and between Carmarthen and London Paddington  Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Chester / Holyhead, and between Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly, and between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa, and also between Llanelli and Chester 

    Disruption between Cardiff Central and Newport

    Last updated: 12:22 28/09/2021

    Disruption caused by a fault with the signalling system in the Cardiff area has now ended.

  • GWR – Between Exmouth and Exeter St Davids / Paignton

    Amended early morning services between Exmouth and Exeter St David's / Paignton from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 September

    Last updated: 09:22 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Exmouth and Exeter St David's, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 00:19 Exmouth to Exeter St David's will be replaced by two buses throughout. Bus 1 will depart Exmouth and will call at Lympstone Commando, Topsham, Digby & Sowton, Exeter Central and finally Exeter St David's taking 55 minutes in total. Bus 2 will call at all stations from Exmouth to Exeter St David's taking 72 minutes in total.

    The 05:20 Exeter St David's to Exmouth will not run. You can travel using later service to complete your journey.

    The 05:51 Exmouth to Paignton will now start from Exeter St David's. There will be an earlier bus from Exmouth to Exeter St David's which will call at Lympstone Village, Topsham, Newcourt, Digby & Sowton and Exeter Central.

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  • GWR – Between Oxford and Reading

    Amended 03:54 Oxford to Reading from Tuesday 28 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 11:51 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 03:54 Oxford to Reading will now depart at 03:34 and will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey, the service also will not call at Pangbourne.

    There will be a rail replacement bus in place between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with other trains.

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  • GWR – Between Didcot Parkway and Oxford / Banbury

    Amended early morning service between Didcot Parkway and Oxford / Banbury from Tuesday 28 September to Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 11:57 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 00:11 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run and will be replaced by road transport from Didcot Parkway to Oxford, also calling at Radley.

    The 00:57 Didcot Parkway to Oxford will not run and will be replaced by road transport from Didcot Parkway to Oxford, also calling at Appleford, Culham and Radley.

    The 00:03 Banbury to Didcot Parkway will terminate at Oxford. There will be road transport in place from Oxford to Didcot Parkway, also calling at Radley.

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  • SWR – Between Weymouth and London Waterloo 

    Disruption between Bournemouth and Brockenhurst

    Last updated: 05:52 28/09/2021

    Trains between Bournemouth and Brockenhurst are now able to run as normal following a problem with the electrical supply between these stations.

  • XC – CrossCountry between Stansted Airport and Birmingham New Street Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge North

    Delays between Audley End and Cambridge

    Last updated: 04:37 28/09/2021

    Trains between Audley End and Cambridge are now able to run as normal following a trespass incident between Audley End and Great Chesterford.

  • XC, SWR – CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Poole / Weymouth

    Disruption at Bournemouth

    Last updated: 01:08 29/09/2021

    Disruption at Bournemouth due to a points failure has now ended. 

     

     

  • SWR – Between Fareham and Guildford, and also between Alton and London Waterloo

    Disruption between Alton and Aldershot

    Last updated: 09:26 28/09/2021

    Disruption caused by flooding at Farnham has now ended.

  • SWR – South Western Railway between Portsmouth Harbour and London Waterloo Southern between Portsmouth & Southsea and Littlehampton / London Victoria

    Disruption between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant

    Last updated: 12:59 29/09/2021

    Disruption between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant has now ended. 

     

     

  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 September

    Last updated: 12:04 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will gain an additional 5 minutes journey time before Newport.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales services via Taffs Well

    Buses replace trains between Radyr and Pontypridd after 20:00 on Friday 1 October

    Last updated: 09:38 16/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Pontypridd, closing all lines after 20:00.

    After 20:00, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Pontypridd.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea / Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly / Chester / Holyhead

    Buses replace trains between Newport and Shrewsbury on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:14 23/08/2021

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

    Buses will replace trains between Newport and Shrewsbury.

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  • GWR – 00:18 Reading to London Paddington 00:34 London Paddington to Reading  

    Buses replace early morning trains to / from Burnham and Taplow on Saturday 2 October

    Last updated: 08:13 28/09/2021

     

    Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Maidenhead, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

    The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington will not call at Taplow and Burnham.

    The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading will not call at Burnham and Taplow.

    Burnham and Taplow customers should travel via Slough for connecting buses.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Bridgend / Barry Island / Penarth and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert

    Buses replace trains between Radyr and Pontypridd on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:01 23/08/2021

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

    Buses will replace trains between Radyr and Pontypridd. 

    An amended train service will run between Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert and Pontypridd, and between Radyr and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway services via Castle Cary

    Buses replace trains between Castle Cary and Taunton on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 10:05 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Castle Cary and Taunton, closing various lines on Saturday and Sunday.

    Local services:

    Buses will replace trains between Castle Cary and Taunton.

    A train service will run between Reading and Castle Cary, serving stations via Newbury and Westbury.

    Long distance services:

    Most long distance services between London and South West England will be diverted to run on an alternative route. Some services will be retimed as a result of this diversion.

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  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Alton

    Buses replace trains between Alton and Farnham on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:14 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Farnham and Alton, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Saturday

    Trains between London Waterloo and Alton will run between London Waterloo and Farnham.

    The 4 and 34 minutes past Farnham to Guildford services will start from Aldershot.

    Buses will run between Alton and Farnham.

    Sunday

    Trains between London Waterloo and Alton will run between London Waterloo and Farnham.

    Buses will run between Alton and Farnham.

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  • XC – CrossCountry between Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Sheffield and Edinburgh also between Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads and Aberdeen LNER between London Kings Cross / Doncaster / Leeds / Newcastle and Edinburgh also between Leeds and Aberdeen also between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / York / Newcastle and Edinburgh

    Amended service between Newcastle and Edinburgh on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:33 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Berwick upon Tweed, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    CrossCountry

    Buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh calling at all stations.

    LNER

    There will be an hourly service between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh, they will be diverted via Carlisle and journey times will be extended by around two hours.

    Other services between London Kings Cross and Scotland will start / terminate at Newcastle and some will be cancelled.

    Services between London Kings Cross and Lincoln / Hull will be cancelled.

    Services between London Kings Cross and Harrogate will start / terminate at Leeds.

    There will be a rail replacement bus services in place between Newcastle and Edinburgh, also calling at Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick and Dunbar.

    TransPennine Express

    There will be no services between Newcastle and Edinburgh, trains will start and terminate at Newcastle.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

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  • XC – CrossCountry Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham and Norwich Greater Anglia between Peterborough and Ipswich

    Amended service between Peterborough and Ely / Norwich on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:41 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Peterborough and Ely, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    CrossCountry:

    Sunday

    Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely, also calling at March.

    East Midlands Railway:

    Saturday & Sunday

    Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Norwich.

    Greater Anglia:

    Sunday

    Buses replace trains between Peterborough and Ely.

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  • GWR – Between Slough and Windsor & Eton Central

    Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Slough and Windsor & Eton Central on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 08:20 28/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place overnight between Slough and Windsor & Eton Central, closing some lines.

    Saturday

    The 23:52 Slough to Windsor & Eton Central will not run and will be replaced by a bus.

    Sunday

    The 00:02 Windsor & Eton Central to Slough will not run and will be replaced by a bus.

    The 22:52 and 23:22 Slough to Windsor & Eton Central, also 23:02 and 23:32 Windsor & Eton Central to Slough will not run and will be replaced by buses.

    Road journey time Slough-Windsor & Eton Central is 20 minutes.

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  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Reading also between Ascot and Aldershot

    Buses replace trains between Virginia Water and Reading / Aldershot on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 02:23 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Virginia Water and Wokingham, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Saturday:

    Trains between London Waterloo and Reading will run between London Waterloo and Virginia Water.

    Trains between Ascot and Aldershot will run not run.

    Buses will run between:

    • Virginia Water and Reading.
    • Virginia Water and Aldershot

     

    Sunday:

    Trains between London Waterloo and Reading will run between London Waterloo and Virginia Water.

    Trains between Ascot and Guildford will run between Aldershot and Guildford.

    Buses will run between:

    • Virginia Water and Reading.
    • Virginia Water and Aldershot

     

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Penzance and Exeter St Davids / London Paddington

    Buses replace early morning trains between Penzance and St Erth on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 10:11 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Penzance and St Erth on Sunday morning, closing all lines.

    As a result, the following trains will be amended to start from St Erth:

    • The 08:13 Penzance to London Paddington service (departing St Erth at 08:21).
    • The 08:50 Penzance to Exeter St Davids service (departing St Erth at 08:58).

     

    Earlier replacement buses will run from Penzance to St Erth, connecting with the trains.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Swansea and London Paddington

    Amended 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 10:22 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Bridgend, closing all lines early on Sunday morning.

    As a result, the 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central at 09:04.

    A replacement bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central, connecting with the train. A second bus will run from Swansea via Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend to Cardiff Central, connecting with the train. Customers from Swansea should travel on the first bus.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport

    Amended trains between Reading and Guildford on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 03:13 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Southampton Central, meaning that CrossCountry trains will be amended to run between Reading and Guildford.

    As a result of these diversions, Great Western Railway services between Reading and Guildford will run to an amended timetable, with trains running a few minutes earlier​​​​​​​ or later than usual.

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  • XC – CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham West Midlands Railway between Redditch / Bromsgrove / Hereford / Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham New Street

    Amended service at University on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 03:53 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between University and Birmingham New Street all day, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    CrossCountry

    Trains will not call at University.

    You can use West Midlands Railway rail replacement buses in place between University and Birmingham New Street.

    West Midlands Railway

    Train services between Redditch / Bromsgrove and Lichfield Trent Valley will run between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Redditch / Bromsgrove and Birmingham New Street.

    Trains between Worcester Foregate Street / Worcester Shrub Hill / Hereford and Birmingham New Street will start from / terminate at Birmingham Snow Hill. A replacement bus service will operate between Droitwich Spa and Birmingham New Street calling at Bromsgrove and University.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Swansea / Manchester Piccadilly

    Amended morning trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 01:36 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Swansea area, closing some lines early on Sunday morning.

    As a result:

    • The 08:04 Cardiff Central to Swansea service will run later than usual.
    • The 08:26 Swansea to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Cardiff Central. An earlier replacement bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central to connect with the train.

     

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  • SWR – Between London Waterloo and Guildford

    Buses replace trains between Leatherhead / Surbiton and Guildford on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 03:18 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Surbiton and Guildford, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Surbiton will not run.

    Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Epsom will now run between London Waterloo and Epsom.

    Buses will run between:

    • Leatherhead and Guildford.
    • Surbiton and Guildford via Oxshott.

     

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  • XC, SWR – CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Southampton Central / Weymouth / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour

    Amended service between Basingstoke and Southampton / Salisbury on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 03:48 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and St Denys / Reading, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    CrossCountry

    Trains will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway.

    Rail replacement road transport will be in place between Reading and Winchester, also calling at Basingstoke.

    Journey times will be extended by 1 hour.

    South Western Railway

    Buses will run between:

    • Basingstoke and Southampton Central.
    • Basingstoke and Fareham.
    • Basingstoke and Salisbury.
    • Romsey and Southampton Central.

     

    Trains between Reading and Salisbury will not run.

    The 35 minutes past London Waterloo to Weymouth service will now depart at 54 minutes past. This service will be diverted via Havant and will call additionally at Guildford and Fareham.

    Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will now run between Southampton and Poole.

    Trains between Southampton and Portsmouth & Southsea will now run between Southampton and Portsmouth Harbour.

    Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter will now run between Salisbury and Exeter.

    The 48 minutes past Weymouth to London Waterloo will divert via Havant and call additionally at Guildford and Fareham.

    The following additional services will run:

    • 15 & 35 minutes past London Waterloo to Basingstoke.
    • 4 & 20 minutes past Basingstoke to London Waterloo.

     

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Buses replace trains between Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog from Sunday 3 to Saturday 9 October

    Last updated: 03:13 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog, closing all lines every day.

    Buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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  • XC – Avanti West Coast between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / Reading / Bournemouth / Southampton Central London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Crewe

    Amended service at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield on Sunday 3 October

    Last updated: 03:58 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    Services between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston via Stoke-on-Trent will now be diverted via Stafford, Crewe and Wilmslow.

    Rail replacement buses will be in operation between Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent.

    CrossCountry:

    Trains will not call at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. Buses will be in operation between Wilmslow and Macclesfield and between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent.

    London Northwestern Railway:

    Trains between Crewe and Stafford / Birmingham New Street, via Stoke-on-Trent will not run (except the 20:04 Crewe to Birmingham New Street and the 22:00 Birmingham New Street to Crewe services - which will be retimed at Crewe, diverted and not call at stations between Crewe and Stafford).

    A rail replacement bus service will operate between Crewe and Stafford - calling at Alsager, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent and Stone.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Machynlleth and Aberystwyth

    Buses replace evening / morning trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October

    Last updated: 01:52 23/08/2021

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

    Between 23:05 and 05:50 each night, buses will replace trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Chester

    Buses replace late night trains between Manchester Airport and Chester from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

    Last updated: 08:43 13/09/2021

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

    As a result, the following trains will be replaced by buses:

    • The 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.
    • The 23:33 Manchester Airport to Chester service.

     

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  • AW – Transport for Wales services via Pontyclun

    Amended evening / morning services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October

    Last updated: 01:01 23/08/2021

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

    Between 22:20 and 05:50 each night, trains that usually run via Pontyclun will be diverted to run via Barry, extending journey times.

    Replacement buses will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun.

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

    Amended 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

    Last updated: 11:53 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Temple Meads, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    As a result, the 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will not call at Stapleton Road or Lawrence Hill. A replacement bus will run from Filton Abbey Wood to Bristol Temple Meads via Stapleton Road and Lawrence Hill.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bristol Parkway and Weymouth

    Amended 20:30 Bristol Parkway to Weymouth service on Monday 4 October

    Last updated: 10:40 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Yeovil Pen Mill and Dorchester West on Monday evening, closing all lines.

    As a result, the 20:30 Bristol Parkway to Weymouth service will terminate at Yeovil Pen Mill.

    A replacement bus will run from Yeovil Pen Mill to Weymouth.

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

    Buses replace evening / morning trains between Reading and Bedwyn from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October

    Last updated: 11:44 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    Monday to Thursday:

    From approximately 21:50 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Reading / Newbury and Bedwyn.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 04:54 Westbury to London Paddington service will start from Newbury at 05:52. If you are travelling from Newbury, you should use alternative train services.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport and Reading

    Amended late night / early morning trains between Guildford and Reading from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

    Last updated: 10:50 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Blackwater and Reading, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

    Monday to Wednesday:

    The 23:20 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run from Guildford to Reading.

    Tuesday to Thursday:

    The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading to Guildford to connect with the train.

    The 04:57 Reading to Redhill service will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading to Guildford to connect with the train.

    The 05:30 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will depart a few minutes earlier than usual, and will additionally call at Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Farnborough North and Ash.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended evening / morning trains to / from Swansea from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October

    Last updated: 11:20 23/08/2021

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

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted, and will depart from Bridgend and stations after Bridgend a few minutes later than usual.

    The 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted, and will depart from Bridgend and stations after Bridgend up to 25 minutes later than usual.

    Tuesday to Friday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will depart earlier than usual, at 03:41 and will run earlier than usual to Bridgend. The train will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, and will run to normal timings from Cardiff Central onwards.

    Thursday and Friday:

    The 04:58 Swansea to London Paddington service will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, arriving at Cardiff a few minutes later than usual. After this, the train will run to normal timings.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

    Buses replace late night trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

    Last updated: 12:10 23/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

    From 22:30 until the end of service each night, trains will either not run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton, or will be diverted to run on alternative routes.

    Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads / Weston-super-Mare and Taunton.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    CANCELLED Engineering work between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction on Friday 8 October

    Last updated: 10:52 20/09/2021

    Engineering work due to take place between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction has been cancelled, and will not take place.

    The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will run normally.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen, and also between Portsmouth Harbour / Taunton and Cardiff Central

    Buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Newport on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 12:07 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Bristol Parkway and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between Newport and Bristol Parkway, with both fast and stopping buses being available.

    Trains between London Paddington and Swansea will be diverted between Swindon and Gloucester, and will not call at Bristol Parkway. Trains that usually run to / from Carmarthen will be amended to run to / from Swansea instead. If you are travelling between Swansea and Carmarthen, you should use alternative Transport for Wales services instead.

    Trains that usually run between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will be amended to run between Bristol Parkway and Portsmouth Harbour. Trains that usually run between Cardiff Central and Taunton will be amended to run between Bristol Temple Meads and Taunton only.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Exeter St Davids and Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance

    Amended evening / morning trains in the Dawlish area on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 12:16 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, closing some lines overnight.

    Saturday:

    The 20:04 London Paddington to Plymouth service will depart Exeter St David's later than usual, and will depart Teignmouth and beyond up to 10 minutes later than usual.

    Sunday:

    The following trains will depart Dawlish later than usual, and will depart Teignmouth and beyond up to 10 minutes later than usual:

    • The 08:26 Exeter St Davids to Plymouth service.
    • The 08:45 Exeter St Davids to Paignton service.
    • The 09:15 Exeter St Davids to Plymouth service.

     

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

    Amended late night / early morning trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 04:56 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport late on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning, closing all lines.

    Saturday:

    The 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill. A replacement bus will run from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.

    Sunday:

    The 06:11 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill at 06:41. An earlier rail connection will run from Gatwick Airport to Redhill.

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  • SWR – South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Kingston / Staines / Windsor & Eton Riverside / Reading, and London Waterloo circular services.

    Buses replace trains between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 12:29 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Barnes and Feltham / Strawberry Hill, closing all lines.

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Barnes and Hounslow.
    • Barnes and Teddington.

     

    Trains that usually run via Richmond will be diverted to run via Brentford instead.

    The London Waterloo rounder services will run between London Waterloo and Shepperton only.

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  • SWR – South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Alton / Woking / Basingstoke / Guildford / Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour / Weymouth / Salisbury / Yeovil Junction / Honiton / Exeter St Davids 

    Buses replace trains in the Woking area on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 01:02 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Weybridge / Woking and Basingstoke / Winchester, closing various lines on Saturday and Sunday.

    Saturday:

    Buses will replace trains between Woking and Basingstoke.

    Sunday:

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Weybridge and Basingstoke.
    • Weybridge and Guildford.
    • Weybridge and Woking.
    • Andover and Woking.
    • Winchester and Woking.

     

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  • XC – CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen LNER between London Kings Cross / Leeds / York / Newcastle and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen Northern between Carlisle / Prudhoe / Metro Centre / Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and Edinburgh

    Buses replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 02:09 03/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Newcastle and Berwick-on-Tweed, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry:

    Buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

    LNER

    There will be an hourly service between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh, they will be diverted via Carlisle and journey times will be extended by around two hours.

    Other services between London Kings Cross and Scotland will start / terminate at Newcastle and some will be cancelled.

    Services between London Kings Cross and Lincoln / Hull will be cancelled.

    Services between London Kings Cross and Harrogate will start / terminate at Leeds.

    There will be a rail replacement bus services in place between Newcastle and Edinburgh, also calling at Morpeth, Alnmouth, Berwick and Dunbar.

    Northern:

    Buses will replace trains between Newcastle and Morpeth / Chathill.

    TransPennine Express:

    There will be no services between Newcastle and Edinburgh. Trains will start and terminate at Newcastle.

    A rail replacement bus service will be in operation.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea / Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Shrewsbury / Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly / Chester / Holyhead

    Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Llanwrtyd / Newport on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 03:25 31/08/2021

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

    Buses will replace trains between:

    • Shrewsbury and Llandrindod / Llanwrtyd.
    • Shrewsbury and Newport.

     

    Both express and stopping buses will be available for both routes.

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  • XC, GWR – CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Sheffield / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke / Redhill / Gatwick Airport

    Buses replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke / Winchester on Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 11:53 31/08/2021

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

    CrossCountry:

    Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. 

    Replacement buses will run between Winchester and Reading via Basingstoke.

    Great Western Railway:

    Buses will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke.

    As a result of the CrossCountry diversions, Great Western Railway trains from Reading to Redhill / Gatwick Airport will be amended to run a few minutes earlier than usual, and trains from Gatwick Airport / Redhill to Reading will be amended to run a few minutes later than usual.

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  • XC – CrossCountry between Stansted Airport / Cambridge and Birmingham New Street Greater Anglia between Colchester / Cambridge and Peterborough

    Buses replace trains between Ely and Peterborough on Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 11:41 24/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Ely and Peterborough, closing all lines.

    CrossCountry and Greater Anglia:

    Buses will replace trains between Peterborough and Ely.

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  • XC, AW – Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Chester / Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Preston / Carlisle / Glasgow Central CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Basingstoke / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth / Shrewsbury / Chester West Midlands Railway between Walsall / Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Crewe

    Buses replace trains in the Wolverhampton / Birmingham International area on Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 04:38 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place in the Wolverhampton area, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Avanti West Coast:

    Sandwell & Dudley station will only be served by trains running from Birmingham New Street towards Wolverhampton. Trains in the opposite direction will not call at Sandwell & Dudley.

    Services running from Wolverhampton towards Birmingham New Street will be diverted, and journey times will be extended.

    CrossCountry:

    Trains from Manchester towards Birmingham will not call at Wolverhampton, journey times will be extended by a few minutes.

    Replacement buses will run between Stafford and Wolverhampton.

    London Northwestern Railway:

    Trains between Crewe and Birmingham New Street (via Stoke-on-Trent) will run between Crewe and Stafford only.

    Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street will be diverted and will not call at Smethwick Galton Bridge, trains will arrive at Birmingham New Street later than normal.

    Trains between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley will operate to an amended timetable between Birmingham New Street and Walsall.

    Transport for Wales:

    Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Birmingham International.

    West Midlands Railway:

    Most trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will run between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton only, or will be diverted and will not call at Sandwell & Dudley or Smethwick Galton Bridge.

    Trains between Wolverhampton and Walsall will run between Birmingham New Street and Walsall only (local stopping trains between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street will not run).

    A replacement bus service will operate between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street (calling at all intermediate stations).

    Trains between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley will operate to an amended timetable between Birmingham New Street and Walsall.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between Bath Spa / Swindon and Westbury / Weymouth, and between Westbury and Weymouth

    Amended trains in the Westbury area before 14:00 on Sunday 10 October

    Last updated: 04:50 27/09/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Bradford-on-Avon and Frome / Warminster, closing various lines on Sunday morning.

    As a result:

    • The 08:44 Westbury to Bath Spa will be replaced by an earlier bus service from Westbury to Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon and Bath Spa.
    • The 08:48 Westbury to Swindon service will depart Westbury around 30 minutes later than usual, and will terminate at Chippenham. A replacement bus will run from Chippenham to Swindon.
    • The 09:07 Westbury to Weymouth service will depart Westbury slightly later than usual.
    • The 09:17 Bath Spa to Westbury service will be replaced by an earlier bus service from Bath Spa to Freshford, Bradford-on-Avon and Westbury.
    • The 09:40 and 13:41 Swindon to Weymouth services will start from Chippenham. Alternative rail connections are available between Swindon and Chippenham.
    • The 11:03 Weymouth to Swindon service will depart Weymouth around 20 minutes later than usual, and will terminate at Chippenham. Rail connections are available between Chippenham and Swindon.

     

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  • AW – Transport for Wales services via Grangetown / Barry

    Amended evening / morning services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Grangetown / Barry from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October

    Last updated: 03:17 31/08/2021

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

    Between 23:30 and 05:15 each night, trains that usually run via Barry will be diverted to run via Pontyclun.

    Replacement buses will run between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Bridgend via Barry.

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  • AW – Transport for Wales between Chester and Manchester Airport

    Amended 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 October

    Last updated: 04:36 04/08/2021

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

    As a result, the 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus.

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  • GWR – Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance also between Exeter St David's and Gunnislake / Paignton

    Amended late night services between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance from Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 October

    Last updated: 03:57 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Thomas and Totnes, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    Monday

    The 22:22 Gunnislake to Exeter St David's will arrive at Exeter St David's at 00:28.

    The 23:20 Paignton to Exeter St David's will arrive / depart Dawlish Warren and beyond later than normal.

    Monday - Tuesday

    The 22:02 London Paddington to Plymouth service will arrive at Newton Abbot and Plymouth later than normal.

    Monday - Wednesday

    The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance will arrive in at Plymouth later than normal. Normal timings will resume from Plymouth and beyond.

    Wednesday

    The 21:45 Penzance to London Paddington will depart later than normal from Newton Abbot, Exeter St David's and Taunton.

    The 22:02 London Paddington to Plymouth will arrive in Plymouth at 02:20.

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  • GWR – Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

    Amended Great Western Railway trains to / from Swansea from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October

    Last updated: 08:49 08/09/2021

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

    Monday and Wednesday:

    The 20:48, 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will be amended to call at stations from Neath to Swansea a few minutes later than usual.

    Wednesday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will call at Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend a few minutes later than usual.

    Wednesday and Thursday:

    The 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea service will additionally run 5 minutes later than usual to / from Newport.

    Friday:

    The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will call at Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend a few minutes later than usual.

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

    Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October

    Last updated: 02:07 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Saturday morning.

    Monday to Thursday:

    The 20:08 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will terminate at Reading. Alternative rail connections are available.

    The 22:52 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will not call at Taplow or Burnham. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    Monday to Friday:

    The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    Tuesday to Friday:

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

    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 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

    The 05:08 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Taplow or Burnham. Alternative rail connections are available.

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

    Amended 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 October

    Last updated: 01:48 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Patchway, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Wednesday morning.

    The 23:30 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads service will run 5 minutes later than usual from Patchway onwards.

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  • GWR – Between Exeter St David's and Paignton

    Amended early morning services between Exeter St David's and Paignton on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 October

    Last updated: 03:49 31/08/2021

    Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Thomas and Totnes, resulting in the closure of some lines.

    The following services will be retimed and run slightly later than normal:

    • 00:01 Paignton to Exeter St David's
    • 04:58 Exeter St David's to Paignton.

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