Train Graphic
Great Western Passengers' Forum
Coffee Shop during Coronavirus
Great Western Coffee Shop - [home] and [about]
Read about the forum [here].
Register and contribute [here] - it's free.
Making your petition attractive - [here]
 11/04/2020 - MidHants Railwayana Auction
13/05/2020 - 2020Community Rail in the City
13/05/2020 - Melksham reopened 35 years ago
20/05/2020 - MRUG 2020 AGM
23/05/2020 - XR ask you to save day
04/06/2020 - RailFuture @ Westbury
Random Image
Train Running @GWR Twitter Acronyms/Abbreviations Station Comparator Rail news GWR co. site Site Style 1 2 3 4
Next departures • Bristol Temple MeadsBath SpaChippenhamSwindonDidcot ParkwayReadingLondon PaddingtonMelksham
Exeter St DavidsTauntonWestburyTrowbridgeBristol ParkwayCardiff CentralOxfordCheltenham SpaBirmingham New Street
April 06, 2020, 08:36:55 am *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Forgotten your username or password? - get a reminder
Most liked recent subjects
[159] Is every food parcel a nail in HS2's coffin?
[77] The wartime mentality? [DotD 5.4.2020]
[46] Smokey's Picture Quiz (with no pictures!!)
[41] Bristol pollution drops 30 per cent
[41] Worcester to Hereford (inc. Malvern) - no trains left?
[34] Permissive path - Purley / Pangbourne AND Access bridges to f...
News: A forum for passengers ... with input from rail professionals welcomed too
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Disruption because of flooding 14-11-2019  (Read 1519 times)
Witham Bobby
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 181



View Profile
« on: November 14, 2019, 03:28:15 pm »

Quote
Incident created    14/11/2019 12:42

Last updated    14/11/2019 15:11

Route affected

    Between Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester Shrub Hill and London Paddington; and also between Great Malvern and Bristol Temple Meads / Warminster / Southampton Central / Weymouth
     
Train operator affected
    Great Western Railway; 
Description

    Heavy rain has flooded the railway at various locations between Hereford and Gloucester / Oxford.

    Trains running between these stations will be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until at least 18:00.

    Customer advice:

    Limited replacement road transport is running between Worcester Shrub Hill and Morteton-in-Marsh and also between Worcester Shrub Hill and Gloucester. Your journey time will be significantly increased.

    You may also use your ticket on Stagecoach Buses, on the routes shown below:

        Route 10: Gloucester (Clarence Street) - Cheltenham (Promenade)
        Route 71: Gloucester (Bus Station) - Tewkesbury
        Routes 97 and 98: Gloucester (Bus Station) - Cheltenham (Promenade)
        Route 23: Gloucester (Bus Station) - Lydney (Bus Station)
        Routes 94, 94X and 94U: Gloucester (Market Parade) - Cheltenham (Promenade)

     

    If you wish to use other local buses as an alternative means of transport and they are not accepting Great Western Railway tickets, please keep the bus ticket and send it, together with your rail ticket, to Great Western Railway for a refund.

     

    Additional information:

    Flooding has occurred at the following locations:

        between Hereford and Great Malvern
        between Moreton-in-Marsh and Honeybourne
        between Worcester and Cheltenham Spa

     

    West Midlands Railway are also affected by the flooding between Hereford and Great Malvern. More details can be found here.

From National Rail Latest Travel News

There sure has been a lot of rain!
Logged
Celestial
Transport Scholar
Hero Member
******
Posts: 473


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2019, 04:49:02 pm »

And Cross Country too, so it's the main line blocked as well.

Yes, it's been a bit drizzly here too, but I see the upper SW valleys have had enough snow for higher roads to grind to a halt too (not that that takes much these days). 
Logged
Do you have something you would like to add to this thread, or would you like to raise a new question at the Coffee Shop? Please [register] (it is free) if you have not done so before, or login (at the top of this page) if you already have an account - we would love to read what you have to say!

You can find out more about how this forum works [here] - that will link you to a copy of the forum agreement that you can read before you join, and tell you very much more about how we operate. We are an independent forum, provided and run by customers of Great Western Railway, for customers of Great Western Railway and we welcome railway professionals as members too, in either a personal or official capacity. Views expressed in posts are not necessarily the views of the operators of the forum.

As well as posting messages onto existing threads, and starting new subjects, members can communicate with each other through personal messages if they wish. And once members have made a certain number of posts, they will automatically be admitted to the "frequent posters club", where subjects not-for-public-domain are discussed; anything from the occasional rant to meetups we may be having ...

 
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.2 | SMF © 2006-2007, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
This forum is provided by a customer of Great Western Railway (formerly First Great Western), and the views expressed are those of the individual posters concerned. Visit www.gwr.com for the official Great Western Railway website. Please contact the administrators of this site if you feel that the content provided by one of our posters contravenes our posting rules (email link). Forum hosted by Well House Consultants

Jump to top of pageJump to Forum Home Page