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 Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 27 November to Friday 1 December

Start date
27/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Each night from 23:00 to 05:00, Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Swansea area and between Newport and Hereford, closing various lines.

Monday, from 22:40 buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central / Newport and Hereford.

Monday to Thursday

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen is diverted between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen and will not call at stations between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen. A replacement bus will run between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen calling at all stations.

Tuesday to Friday

The 01:15 Swansea to Carmarthen is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 03:03 Carmarthen to Swansea is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock is replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Pembroke Dock.

The 06:04 Swansea to Crewe is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Llanelli.

Check before you travel:

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.

Project Information:

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