Public transport

  • Rail disruption this weekend and during April/May

    Track renewal work is planned at weekends during April and May in the Bath area. On Saturday 6 April this will mean: Buses/coaches replace trains between Bath Spa and Westbury/Frome and between Westbury and Chippenham (via Melksham) Services from Cardiff Central...

  • Rail improvement this weekend and during March/April

    Network Rail’s improvement work to the line South of Bristol starts this weekend, with work between Bristol and Taunton on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March.  Work will also take place on the two following weekends (23/24 March and 30/31...

  • Improved compensation for rail customers

    From 1 April 2019 GWR customers with single, return or weekly tickets will be able to claim compensation for any delay over 15 minutes, whatever the cause. Full details of the scheme and how to claim are on the GWR...

  • New School of Management building - Parking and Traffic Updates

    Work has now started on the new School of Management building. The University project team are working with the contractors to ensure any disruption is minimised. Traffic lights on Convocation Avenue To enable work on the new building there will...

  • Use your phone as a rail ticket

    Great Western Railway (GWR) has launched mobile ticketing across its network this week. This will enable customers to travel with a paper-free ticket on their smartphone or tablet, and the train operator is giving 20 people the chance of winning...

  • Changes to rail travel schedules over Christmas period

    As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Great Western Railway are undertaking their largest ever resignalling scheme outside London Paddington in preparation for the opening of the Elizabeth Line. London Paddington will be closed for four days over the holiday...

  • Changes to rail services during October and November

    To prepare for the new Intercity Express Trains, Network Rail need to test the overhead wires in the Reading area which will affect some nearby services. Replacement buses will run on all routes through Reading, and some long-distance trains will...

  • Rail service disruptions in July

    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...

  • Changes to nearby rail services

    Network Rail is carrying out work to electrify the railway through tunnels between Bristol Parkway and Swindon. They are also building a new platform at Bristol Parkway station, making everything ready for the new Intercity Express Trains in autumn 2017....

  • STV lay-by closure from Mon 8 May to Fri 16 June

    Improvements to the lay-by located to the front of the STV (Sports Training Village) will commence on Monday, 8 May. The lay-by will be closed to all traffic up to and including Friday, 16 June 2017. As a result, the...