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 service between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd each night from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 April

Start date
09/04/2018  00:00
End date
12/04/2018 
Route affected

Between Bridgend and Aberdare and

between Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil / Radyr and

between Barry Island and Pontypridd

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, closing various lines each night from 23:05.

21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare service terminates at Cardiff Central. Customers should use the 22:46 Treherbert service for Pontypridd and change for a replacement bus to Aberdare.

22:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central service terminates at Pontypridd. A replacement bus will run to Cardiff Central.

22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd service terminates at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

22:55 Cardiff Central to Radyr service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will terminate at Cardiff Queen Street. A replacement bus will also run between Radyr and Barry Island.

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.

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.