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PLANNED RAIL STRIKES: JULY 2022 » click to view full story

Industrial action is due to take place across the rail network on Wednesday 27th and Saturday 30th July. We have received the following information from GWR. Services on strike days will be extremely limited. Where trains are able to run … Continue reading

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PLANNED RAIL STRIKES – JUNE 2022 » click to view full story

Strikes are planned by rail staff on Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd and Saturday 25th June.   IT IS EXPECTED THAT NO AVOCET LINE TRAINS WILL RUN ON THESE DAYS.THERE WILL NOT BE A REPLACEMENT BUS SERVICE.   In addition, it … Continue reading

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Train Times Are Changing » click to view full story

Please note that railway timetables are changing on Sunday 15th May, including additional services on the Avocet Line. Click here to see the new timetable for our line. As well as restoring the service to pre-pandemic levels, the new timetable … Continue reading

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Christmas Engineering work and Timetable Changes » click to view full story

If you are planning to travel by train over the Christmas period, please check the timetable before you travel. A summary of planned engineering work can be found on the National Rail Enquiries site.

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Timetable Change: 12 December 2021 » click to view full story

Please note that new timetables came into force on 12th December 2021. The Avocet Line timetable can be viewed here.

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Changes to train services » click to view full story

There are a number of changes to services at present. Some of these are due to planned engineering work (for example at Bristol Temple Meads) and others from crew shortages. Please check your journey before you travel on the GWR … Continue reading

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Wildlife cruises on the Exe » click to view full story

Bookings are now open for the 2021/22 season of RSPB wildlife cruises on the River Exe. These cruises provide an excellent opportunity to experience the wealth of overwintering wildlife on the river, in particular the spectacular Avocet, after which our … Continue reading

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Travel Update: 8 March 2021 » click to view full story

Following the reopening of many schools and colleges, GWR has updated it’s travel advice. GWR has also changed the timetable to support this return to school and college. As ever, please check train times before starting your journey. For further … Continue reading

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Travel Update: 14th January 2021 » click to view full story

Please note that GWR, together with other train operating companies, is currently operating an amended timetable due to the reduction in passenger numbers during the current lockdown. You can find out more information on the GWR website. Alternatively, please visit … Continue reading

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Important GWR Travel Update: 18 December 2020 » click to view full story

We have received the following message from Matthew Golton, Interim Managing Director of GWR, about a reduced service on the GWR network. Please ensure to check your journey before you travel. You may be aware that we have been operating … Continue reading

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