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TRAVEL: Disruption to trains from Bristol Temple Meads

Commuters getting the train from Bristol Temple Meads should expect delays and changes, as a signalling problem is currently disrupting services.

The following changes are expected to continue until the end of service.

  • No trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Severn Beach
  • Delays of up to 30 minutes to journeys between Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central

Alternative options:

  • Passengers can use local buses on First Buses routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 70 and 71 on any reasonable route.
  • You can follow this incident using the hashtag #BristolTM
  • To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Tarka line Crediton to Barnstaple closes tomorrow

The Tarka rail line between Crediton and Barnstaple will be closed tomorrow [Sunday] until Wednesday [13th].

Network Rail will be relaying bits of track and making bridge improvements. During the closure, First Great Western will operate train services between Exeter and Crediton, with a bus replacement service serving all stations north of Crediton, through to Barnstaple.

The line will close on Sunday at 11pm and open on Wednesday at 3pm.