Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 23/01/2018 21:55. Update now

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.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 14 January

Start date
14/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Between Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Network Rail is carrying out engineering between Cardiff Queen Street and Pontypridd closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

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.