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 late night midweek service between Cardiff Central and Bridgend each night from Monday 27 until Thursday 30 August

Start date
27/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Train between Manchester Piccadilly and Fishguard Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, each night from 23:00, closing the line via Pontyclun.

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan Line and will unable to call at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun. A bus will operate between Cardiff Central and Bridgend calling at stations via Pontyclun.

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.