Campus travel updates

Updates for everyone travelling to the University of Bath

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Rail service disruptions in July

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📥  Public transport, Travel Update

Work to widen the platforms at Bath Spa has now been successfully completed and Network Rail have moved on to work on the track around Swindon and Chippenham. This work will cause disruption from Saturday 8 July through Sunday 16 July. Services between London and Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted and there will be a reduced service for Swindon and Bath Spa during this period.

Changes to services - Saturday 8, Sunday 9 and Sunday 16 July

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads - two High Speed Trains an hour in each direction

  • One calling at Reading, Didcot Parkway and Swindon
  • One calling at Reading and Bath Spa

Replacement buses

Replacement buses will run between Bath Spa and Swindon via Chippenham as well as on the TransWilts line. Trains will continue to run between Trowbridge and Westbury.

 

Changes to services - Monday 10 July to Saturday 15 July

Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads - two High Speed Trains an hour in each direction

  • One calling at Reading, Didcot Parkway and Swindon
  • One calling at Reading and Bath Spa

Between Bristol Temple Meads and Chippenham

  • One train an hour in each direction

Between Westbury and Swindon via Melksham

  • Trains will start and terminate at Chippenham

Replacement buses

Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Chippenham.

 

Bristol and Bath Rail closure 2-10 April: updated information

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📥  Public transport

A full closure of the railway between Bath and Bristol is planned between Saturday 2 and Sunday 10 April 2016. Keynsham and Oldfield Park stations will be closed and rail services suspended. During the closure period rail replacement services will be provided by Great Western Railway.

We have received the following information from our Transport Manager:

  • All rail replacement buses will leave from bay 15 and 16 inside the bus station. When station is closed buses will leave from directly in front the station.
  • No bikes (except fold up) or dogs will be allowed (except guide dogs).
  • The buses will not run to meet connections, but there will be approximately five per hour.
  • One bus per hour will stop at Oldfield Park and Keynsham.
  • Journeys time off-peak will be 40 minutes and 50 minutes at peak times.  It will take 10 extra minutes if stopping at Oldfield Park and Keynsham.
  • There will be revenue protection officers at each end of the journey, please allow time as a valid ticket will be required .
  • There will be customer service assistants at all stations throughout the disruption to help with any questions.

For more information download the Network Rail Bath newsletter or visit the Network Rail BANES website.