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 Swansea and Port Talbot Parkway on Sunday 15 April

Start date
15/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Carmarthen / Milford Haven and Cardiff Central / Newport / Hereford / Manchester Piccadilly

Great Western Railway between Carmarthen / Swansea and London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Port Talbot Parkway, closing all lines.

Arriva Trains Wales:

No trains will run between Swansea and Port Talbot Parkway. Replacement bus services will run between these stations, connecting with train services.

Great Western Railway:

Most services to / from London Paddington will be amended to terminate at Port Talbot Parkway.

The 19:00 London Paddington to Swansea, and the 15:24 Swansea to London Paddington services will not run.

The 08:07 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central. Replacement buses will run between Swansea and Cardiff Central, calling at all booked stations.

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.