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.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains in the Cardiff area from Monday 1 to Friday 5 April

Start date
01/04/2019  00:00
End date
05/04/2019 
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare / Radyr / Caerphilly / Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend

 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 20:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend service will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend.
  • The 21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend service will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend.
  • The 21:52 Aberdare to Penarth service will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Penarth.
  • The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island service will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.
  • The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:15 Barry Island to Caerphilly service will start from Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Barry Island at 04:51 to Cardiff Central to connect with the train.

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.