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 Great Western Railway service between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 8 until Thursday 11 October

Start date
08/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing lines each night from 22:20.

The 20:15 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Ninian Park. The train will run a few minutes later than usual between Bridgend and Swansea.

The 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted via Barry. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 30 minutes. These trains will also terminate at Neath.

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.