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.

No trains between Hereford and Newport after 22:40 on Sunday 28 January

Start date
28/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central

Carmarthen and Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Newport, closing the line after 22:40.

The 2030 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford service will be replaced by a bus between Newport and Hereford.

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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.