Rail Electrification plans

Network Rail is holding a series of drop in sessions on the dates below to update residents about the plans for electrification works.

Dates of drop in sessions at the Brunswick Room, Guildhall, Bath 16:00 t0 19:30 on the following dates:

10th March;  13th April;  12th May;  9th June;  13th July;  21st July; 4th August;  18th August;  8th September;  6th October;                    3rd November;  1st December

Line closures and other information can be found on the link to the information web site is  http://www.networkrail.co.uk/great-western-route-modernisation/banes/

Line closures will be

18 July to 31 July 2015
The line between Chippenham and Bathampton Junction will be closed.

This will result in a reduced number of services from Bath Spa towards London to one per hour and they will be diverted via Westbury. Don’t forget however, that you can always get to London via Bristol.

1 August to 31 August 2015
The line between Chippenham and Bath Spa will be closed as will the line between Westbury and Bathampton Junction.

This means that there will be no trains running between Westbury, Freshford and Avoncliff to Bath Spa and journeys towards London from Bath Spa will be routed via Bristol Temple Meads and Parkway.