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 overnight midweek service between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd each night from 23:30 Monday 19 until Thursday 22 February

Start date
19/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Bridgend and Aberdare

Barry Island and Pontypridd / Merthyr Tydfil

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, closing some lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare service terminates at Cardiff Central. Customers should use the 22:46 Cardiff Central to Treherbert service as far as Pontypridd. A bus will be provided between Pontypridd and Aberdare.

The 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil service will terminate at Pontypridd. A bus will be provided between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil.

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd service terminate at Radyr. A bus will be provided between Radyr 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.