Future engineering work

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Amended late night service between Cardiff Central and Swansea from Monday 29 January to Thursday 1 February

Start date
29/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesGreat Western Railway

Track work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend each night after 21:45 closing all lines.

Great Western Railway services from London Paddington to Swansea departing at 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 will be diverted between Cardiff and Bridgend. If you're travelling to Bridgend and beyond, your journey time may be extended by up to 27 minutes.

Arriva Trains Wales late evening services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun will be diverted via the 'Vale of Glamorgan' line, and will not call at interim stations. A replacement bus will run to provide train connections to and from the missed out stations.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.