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 trains between Hereford and Newport / Cardiff Central on Sunday 22 July

Start date
22/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Hereford and Carmarthen and between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Newport, closing all lines after 22:40.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central train will terminate at Hereford. A replacement bus will run between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford train will terminate at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Hereford.

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.