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 late night / early morning trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend from Monday 1 to Friday 5 January

Start date
01/01/2018  00:00
End date
05/01/2018 
Route affected

Between Aberdare / Radyr / Caerphilly / Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry, closing all lines.

The 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth service terminates at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central to Penarth.

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service will be diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, running via Barry.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island service terminates at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will not run.

The 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly service starts at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Barry Island, connecting with this train.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Bicycles:

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.