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Person hit by train between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads

The incident happened between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa. Credit: ITV West Country

A person has been hit by a train between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

National Rail says the incident is causing disruption to journeys between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

This is expected to continue until 20:45.

National Rail says services between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads may be diverted between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads not serving Chippenham or Bath Spa

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Disruption at Bath Spa station over the Easter holidays

There will be major disruption at Bath Spa station over the Easter holidays Credit: Network Rail

From Saturday 8 April until Sunday 23 April, a major programme to modernise the Great Western Mainline will cause disruption at Bath Spa Station

The track is being realigned to allow the platforms to be widened ready for the introduction of longer trains later this year.

Many services between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads will be diverted and not call at Bath Spa.

Commuters are advised to check before travelling.

Power cut rail update: severe disruption around Bath Spa

A power failure earlier this morning has caused a signalling systems failure between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads.

Great Western Railway says that this evening there will be a very limited train service between Swindon and Bristol Temple Meads via Chippenham and Bath Spa and also between Westbury and Bristol Temple Meads.

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No trains between Bath and Bristol after a power cut

Credit: ITV West Country

Trains aren't currently able to run between Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads after a power cut.

Trains will be diverted if possible but passengers from Swindon or Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads are advised not to travel if it's not urgent.

Tickets are being accepted on First Buses and CrossCountry services.

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Trains disrupted on Swindon line just before rail strike starts

Trains are currently disrupted between Bath Spa and Swindon, due to problems near Chippenham. Passengers are able to use their tickets on buses 55, 231 and 234.

Workers protest against the removal of buffet cars on trains

Union says removing buffet cars on West Country tains will lead to an elitist transport system Credit: ITV West Country

A rail union will protest across the region today in a campaign against the removal of buffet cars on First Great Western trains.

The RMT says losing the buffet cars will lead to job losses and an 'upstairs downstairs' service on West Country trains. Events will be taking place at Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads from 7 o clock this morning.

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