An important message from Great Western Railway

On Sunday 15 December, we’ll be introducing the biggest timetable change on our network since 1976, bringing faster, more frequent services with more seats across the region.

·         Around three quarters of journey times will be changing as we add new services and change old ones as part of the improvements. You can get more information and sign up for alerts on

At Christmas, trains via Salisbury will also be affected by upgrade work on Friday 27 December.  Other upgrades over the festive period will affect train services to/from London Paddington, South Wales and Gatwick Airport. For more information, please visit

For more details about upgrades to the lines you may find that our overall upgrade page has the answers you need.