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 Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry from Monday 30 July to Thursday 2 August

Start date
30/07/2018  00:00
End date
02/08/2018 
Route affected

Between Aberdare / Cardiff Central and Penarth

Between Cardiff Central and Bridgend

Between Radyr / Caerphilly and Barry Island

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry Island and between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

The following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Penarth.
  • 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central will be diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Barry.
  • 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.
  • 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central will not run, and will be replaced by a bus service.

 

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 05:15 Barry Island to Caerphilly will start from Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Barry Island and Cardiff Central, departing from Barry Island earlier than usual at 05:00.

 

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.