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.

Revised late night / early morning Arriva Trains Wales services in the Swansea area from Monday 9 until Friday 13 July

Start date
09/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen, Carmarthen and Swansea


TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place in the Swansea area, closing various lines. Late night and early morning Arriva Trains Wales services in the area will be amended as follows:

The 19:31 Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard will divert not calling at Skewen or Llansamlet. A replacement bus service will run between Neath and Carmarthen, calling at all stations.

The 02:59 Carmarthen to Swansea service will start later at 04:14. A replacement bus will run from Carmarthen at 02:59 to Swansea.

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.