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 overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 December

Start date
03/12/2018  00:00
End date
06/12/2018 
Route affected

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Each night from 22:00 to 05:00, finishing at 05:00 Friday, engineering work is taking place at various locations of the Arriva Trains Wales network, closing some lines,

Monday to Thursday

The 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

The 21:57 Wrexham Central to Bidston is replaced by a bus between Wrexham General and Bidston.

The 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester is replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester.

The 22:26 Chester to Wolverhampton will start from Shrewsbury. A replacement bus will run between Chester and Wolverhampton calling at all stations, from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton to set down only.

An additional bus will run from Shrewsbury to Manchester Piccadilly, departing Shrewsbury at 22:30, calling at all stations.

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central is diverted to run via Pontyclun and will not call at stations via Barry. A replacement bus will run between Bridged and Cardiff Central call at all station via Barry. 

The 22:56 Bidston to Wrexham General is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry island is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester is replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday, the 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Caerphilly.

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.