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 Newport and Hereford after 23:00 on Sunday 15 April

Start date
15/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Hereford / Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Overnight engineering work is closing all lines from 23:00 onwards on Sunday.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service will terminate at Hereford. A replacement bus will run between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford service terminates at Newport. A replacement bus service will run between Newport and Hereford.

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.