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 late night services between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Bay / Rhymney from Monday 9 until Friday 13 July

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

between Penarth / Cardiff Central and Rhymney and also between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Bay / Rhymney, closing some lines.

The 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus service will be in operation between Cardiff and Rhymney.

The 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach terminates at Cardiff Central, a replacement bus service will be in operation between Cardiff and Ystrad Mynach. 

Services between Cardiff Queen St and Cardiff Bay after 23:00 each night will be replaced with a bus service.

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.