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Network Rail’s Western route includes the Great Western Main Line and its branches, covering the route from London Paddington to Penzance, through Bristol and onto Pilning, up to the boundaries with Wales, Worcester and Basingstoke. The route operates and maintains over 900 miles of track, enabling the running of over 2,000 services a day. Train operators in the route include Great Western Railway, South West Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express.


Latest news for this region

New flood alleviation scheme planned for Hele: Flooding at Cowley and Hele

New flood alleviation scheme planned for Hele

Friday 20 Apr 2018

Network Rail is planning to carry out a flood resilience project around Station Road in Hele. Flooding has been a long standing problem in the area and a scheme has been developed which will not only reduce the risk of flooding to the railway, but also to nearby homes and businesses.

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Railway neighbours reminded of essential work to Butts Hill Road bridge

Thursday 12 Apr 2018

Residents of Woodley in Berkshire are reminded that a temporary road closure will be in place from 14 April to 18 August in order for Network Rail to undertake essential work to Butts Hill Road Bridge. Three way traffic lights will be in operation, and will remain in place until the road is closed later in the year. Please bear with us while the road is closed and diversions are in place.

Biggest ever signalling upgrade delivered in Bristol: Bristol resignalling 2018

Biggest ever signalling upgrade delivered in Bristol

Wednesday 4 Apr 2018

Network Rail delivered their biggest ever signalling upgrade today (4 April) with the £130m work enabling GWR to deliver more frequent services to London, quicker journeys and more seats per train from 2019.

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