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 evening / early morning services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 16 until Friday 20 July

Start date
16/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe / Gloucester / Cardiff Central and Maesteg / Carmarthen / Tenby

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun each night from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Train services will be diverted to run via Barry to Bridgend, and will not call at Pontyclun, Llanharan or Pencoed. A replacement bus service will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, calling at these 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 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.