Future engineering work
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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.
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Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 20 to Friday 24 March
- Start date
- 20/03/2017 00:00
- End date
- Route affected
Various Arriva Trains Wales routes.
- TOC(s) affected
- Arriva Trains Wales;
Network Rail are carrying out engineering work on various lines on the Arriva Trains Wales route, closing some lines.
Monday to Thursday
The 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Cardiff Central.
The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester.
The 23:30 Crewe to Chester is replaced by a bus throughout.
The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen is diverted and will run non stop between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen. A connecting bus service will run between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen calling at all booked stations.
The 21:09 Pembroke Dock to Swansea is replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Swansea.
The 22:45 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Llanelli.
The 21:42 Bridgend and Aberdare will terminate at Cardiff Central. Customers should use 22:48 Cardiff central to Treherbert train and change at Pontypridd for a connecting bus service to Aberdare.
The 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil is replaced by a bus between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil.
The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd is replaced by a bus between Radyr and Pontypridd.
Tuesday to Friday
The 01:50 Fishguard to Swansea is replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Swansea.
The 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Llanelli.
The 06:03 Swansea to Crewe will start from Llanelli departing at 06:27.
The 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street is replaced by a bus between Chester and Crewe.
The 04:55 Chester to Crewe is replaced by a bus throughout.
From 22:00, buses replace trains between Rhyl and Chester / Crewe.
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Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.
You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.