TRAIN passengers face widespread disruption this weekend, as workers start the first phase of rail electrification work between Didcot and Bristol.

There will be no main line services running out of Swindon this weekend. 

Trains between London Paddington and Bristol, Cardiff and Weston-super-Mare have all been diverted. No trains will run to Cheltenham Spa along the London line.

Buses will replace trains from Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28.

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