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.

Amended overnight / early morning services via the Vale of Glamorgan from Monday 17 to Friday 21 July

Start date
17/07/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected


Aberdare to Penarth; Bridgend to Cardiff Central; Radyr to Barry Island; Penarth to Cardiff Central and Barry Island to Caerphilly

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales


Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan.

The 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth will terminate at Cardiff Central. a replacement bus will operate from Cardiff to Penarth.

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will operate from  Bridgend to Cardiff Central.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central to Barry Island.

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central will not run. A bus will operate from Penarth to Cardiff Central.

The 05:15 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus service will run from Barry Island to Cardiff Central departing earlier at 04:50.

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


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.