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 late night services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 18 December to Thursday 21 December

Start date
18/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place on the mainline between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing various lines.

Some services will divert via Barry.

Arriva Trains Wales

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service will be diverted and will not call at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. A bus will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend.

Great Western Railway

The 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted, resulting in the service being 25 minutes later than normal.

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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.

Project Information:

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