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 service between Cardiff Central and Bridgend / Barry / Penarth on Sunday 7 April

Start date
07/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil and Barry Island, between Merthyr and Bridgend, between Cardiff Central / Cheltenham Spa / Holyhead and Maesteg, and also between Bargoed / Rhymney / Ystrad Mynach / Caerphilly / Cardiff Central and Penarth

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend / Barry / Penarth, closing some lines.

Until 12:25 - Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend.

From 12:25 - Trains to / from Barry Island and Bridgend will be diverted via an alternative route.

Trains will not run to / from Penarth all day. Ticket acceptance is in place with Cardiff buses on bus numbers 92 and 94.

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.