Passengers travelling with Great Western Railway are being advised of track upgrade work taking place from the 17th to the 22nd of September, which will affect journeys between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.
During the planned period of work taking place from Sunday the 17th to and including Friday the 22nd of September, no trains will operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare.
Trains cannot stop at the following stations:
- Parson Street
- Nailsea & Backwell
- Weston Milton stations
During the essential work, rail replacement buses/coaches will be in operation for all stations which are affected.
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Alex Hills, GWR's Station Manager for the Bristol area, said:
“This forms part of an ongoing programme that will enable us to continue to deliver safe and reliable services for travelling between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.”
“We will provide alternative road transport as well as ticket acceptance with First Bus on relevant local bus services in Bristol and North Somerset.”
“In addition, we have also agreed ticket acceptance on CrossCountry trains to ensure our customers can still complete their journeys during this time.”
Clarisse Grother, Network Rail's senior programme manager for the project, said:
“I'd like to thank passengers and lineside neighbours for their patience and understanding while we carry out essential track maintenance and replacement on the railway line between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.”
“This track replacement work will enable continued safe and reliable journeys on the popular route for years to come.”