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 Bridgend and Swansea on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March

Start date
03/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Cardiff Central and Carmarthen / Pembroke Dock / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour and also between Cardiff Central and Swansea

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesGreat Western Railway

Essential resignalling work is taking place between Bridgend and Swansea, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

Additionally, a reduced Great Western Railway service will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. On Sunday, a special service will also run between Swansea and Carmarthen.

It may be necessary to leave earlier than usual in order to maintain travel connections.

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.