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.

No trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed after 21:50 each night from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

Start date
17/04/2017  00:00
End date
21/04/2017 
Route affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen and also between Cardiff Central / Merthyr Tydfil and Maesteg / Bridgend

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesGreat Western Railway
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed after 21:30 each night, closing the line.

Customer Advice:

Arriva Trains Wales

After 21:50, trains that usually run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via the Mainline will be diverted to run via the Vale of Glamorgan line. A replacement bus service will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend calling at Mainline stations.

Great Western Railway

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted to run via the Vale of Glamorgan line. As a result, these trains will call at Bridgend and stations beyond 25 minutes later than the normal timetable.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.