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 late night services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Arrive Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Transport for WalesGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing the line.

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan, not calling at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed. A bus will operate at 23:17 to Bridgend calling at these stations.

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted via alternative routes between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. Trains will depart Bridgend a few minutes later than normal.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.