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 Cardiff Central and Bridgend / Penarth / Barry Island via Grangetown until 12:25 Sunday 25 March

Start date
25/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island, between Ystrad Mynach and Penarth and between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Grangetown.

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Until 12:25, engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Grange Town closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend.

Customers travelling between Cardiff Central and Penarth should use Cardiff Buses on route 92 or 94 which start / terminate at Wood Street.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.