PASSENGERS travelling by train this weekend are being warned to expect disruption - in both directions on the Great Western Main Line.

Train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) is advising all passengers to double check timings before leaving for the station.

On both Saturday and Sunday trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads/South Wales will be diverted and not call at Didcot Parkway, Swindon and Chippenham or Bristol Parkway. Replacement buses will serve these stations.

GWR said some services may be terminated earlier in their journey, while some services will not run at all.

Trains between London Paddington/Swindon and Cheltenham Spa will also not be running over the course of the weekend. Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Gloucester. Passengers travelling north from Swindon should change at Gloucester for an onwards rail connection to Cheltenham Spa

On Saturday most trains between Swindon and Westbury will run between Chippenham and Westbury only. Replacement buses will run between Swindon and Chippenham, while some services may be cancelled.

GWR has advised all passengers to visit or call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 484950.