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Amended late night trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 Feb 2024 to 15 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Carmarthen / Maesteg and Cardiff Central / Gloucester


Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service will be retimed after Bridgend, and will call at Cardiff Central and beyond slightly later than usual.

  • The 23:15 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen service will be diverted to run via Barry, and will not call at Pontyclun, Llanharan or Pencoed. This train will run later than usual from Bridgend onwards. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central at 22:42 to Bridgend via Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed, connecting with the train at Bridgend.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.