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« on: September 11, 2018, 03:36:39 pm »

From 25th December 2018 to 1st January 2019, all lines will be closed at Severn Tunnel Junction.

London and Thames Valley to South Wales passengers should take the train to Bristol Parkway for a bus transfer to Newport, from where trains will be running to Cardiff and Swansea (Carmarthen??).  A 'local' rail replacement bus service will be provided from Brsitol Parkway to Patchway, Severn Tunnel Junction and Newport. I am not aware of arrangements for Pilning passengers on 29th December.

Passengers from Bristol and south thereof should also travel to Bristol Parkway and transfer to the bus there.

Note - the route from Gloucster to Newport is also blocked by these works, so diversions of London / Reading to South Wales trains via Gloucster is not possible.

Services from London / Reading via Oxford and Worcester to Hereford will NOT be extended to Newport due to limited route knowledge and route capacity, and the much extended journey time that would ensue.

Above as told by GWR major possessions team - a couple of elements may still be draft, but I am cleared to share. Please take this more as guildines that rules just for the moment.  Exact timetables online early November.
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