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Travel disruption as Bristol to Bath train line closed for 10 days

Passengers travelling between Bristol and Bath from April 2 to 11 are being advised to check before they travel as the line shuts for a £40 billion 'Railway Upgrade Plan'.

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The rail work in numbers

Easter work in numbers:

3,228
metres of track will be renewed
3,790
concrete sleepers will be installed
22,766
tons of ballast (the stones under the track) will be laid
50
engineering trains will be used to deliver the work
Work begins on the Bath to Bristol line Credit: ITV West Country

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