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.

Buses replace trains between Newport and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February

Start date
12/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place each evening between Newport and Gloucester, closing all lines.

As a result, the 2215 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Gloucester.

The 2300 Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central service will not run, and will be replaced by a bus. This will call at all stations between Cheltenham Spa and Cardiff Central.

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.