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 evening services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 4 until Thursday 7 June

Start date
04/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Arriva 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 nightly between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun, closing all lines.

Arriva Trains Wales:

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service will be diverted to run via Barry, and will not call at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. A replacement bus service will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, calling at all booked stations.

Great Western Railway:

The 20:15, 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted to run via Barry. As a consequence, services will depart stations from Bridgend later than usual.

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.