June 8, 2018

Rail Electrification Work – Timetable Changes 11-14 June

Great Western Railway have provided me with an updated on their electrification work on the mainline between Cardiff Central and London. Next week (Monday 11 June to Thursday 14 June), evening services will be affected by electrification work with some services replaced by buses and others taking longer diversionary routes. More information is available on GWR’s dedicated web page GWR.com/electrification2018 …

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May 4, 2018

Rail Disruption 5th – 7th May

I have recently been contacted by Great Western Rail about rail improvement works affecting trains to and from Paddington Station this weekend, 5th – 7th May. GWR have informed me that Network Rail were unable to update the timetable to show these changes until Wednesday 2nd May, and so passengers may be planning journeys on trains that are no longer …

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February 28, 2018

Update from Arriva TW and Network Rail RE: Disruption to Wales and Borders Network

As you may be aware, rail passengers are experiencing delays across parts of the Wales and Borders network today as essential safety checks to rail infrastructure and trains are carried out.  The majority of long-distance Arriva Trains Wales services operating in North Wales, West Wales and the Marches were suspended this morning as a result of these checks, which were …

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October 6, 2017

Rail Disruption – 14/15 October

Recently I received an email from the Managing Director of Great Western Railway explaining the need for extra engineering works in the Reading area in preparation for further electrification of the line due to take place on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of October. Trains therefore will not be running into London Paddington during this time. He has …

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