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 Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 8 April

Start date
08/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Bridgend and Aberdare

Between Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil / Radyr

Between Barry Island and Pontypridd / Treherbert

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, closing the line until 12:30.

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, connecting into trains services to / from Treherbert, Aberdare, and Merthyr Tydfil.

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.