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.

Amended Great Western Railway service in South Wales on Sunday 12 August

Start date
12/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton / Newport and also between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

Great Western Railway trains will be re-timed by up to 10 minutes between Cardiff Central and Newport.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:

Network Rail are electrifying the line between London and Cardiff – a major part of the Railway Upgrade Plan. This will result in the introduction of bi-mode trains – trains that can run on electric and diesel – providing extra seats and faster services for thousands of passengers and a quieter and greener environment.