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 services between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun / Rhoose on Sunday 17 March

Start date
17/03/2019  00:00
End date
17/03/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Newport / Cardiff Central and Carmarthen / Milford Haven

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun, all day and also between Bridgend and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, until 12:00.

Great Western Railway:

Most trains will be diverted to run on alternative routes, and will be retimed to run up to 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Additionally, the following trains will be replaced by buses between Cardiff Central and Swansea:

  • The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service.
  • The 08:30 London Paddington to Swansea service.
  • The 09:24 Swansea to London Paddington service.
  • The 10:24 Swansea to London Paddington service.
  • The 11:24 Swansea to London Paddington service.

Buses from Swansea will run earlier than the train service they replace in order to maintain connections with train services at Cardiff Central.

Transport for Wales:

Until 12:00, buses will replace trains between Bridgend and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, calling at Llantwit Major, and also between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun.

From 12:00, trains which normally run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun will be diverted to run via the Vale of Glamorgan. Buses will replace trains between Bridgend and Cardiff Central 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

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.