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.

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July

Start date
14/07/2018  00:00
End date
15/07/2018 
Route affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Fishguard Harbour / Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea / Maesteg / Cardiff Central and Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa / Hereford / Shrewsbury / Crewe / Chester / Manchester Piccadilly / Holyhead  

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham / Manchester Piccadilly

Great Western Railway between Pembroke Dock / Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Frome / Weston-Super-Mare / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour / London Paddington / Brighton

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesCrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales:

It is not yet known how Arriva Trains Wales will be affected by this engineering work.

CrossCountry:

On Saturday trains will depart Cardiff Central a few minutes earlier than usual, and arrive at Cardiff Central a few minutes later than usual.

On Sunday, CrossCountry services are not affected by this engineering work.

Great Western Railway:

Great Western Railway services will be retimed between Bristol Temple Meads / Bristol Parkway, journeys will take a few minutes longer than usual. Additionally, services running between Cardiff Central and Swansea and beyond will run to revised timings.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

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.