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Progress on MetroWest and the re-opening of the Portishead line is dependant upon various works on the local and national network.


Some of these works have to be completed before the Portishead line can reopen:


Details …


Inevitably some temporary line closures are necessary (but all in a good cause!). Current and planned closures and other works are:




Engineering works in May and June



Swindon works in May and June


Chippenham works in July





See also FAQs  and Timescales  ...