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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central / Rhoose and Maesteg / Swansea on Sunday 17 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 17 Mar 2024 to 17 Mar 2024

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Shrewsbury / Cardiff Central and Maesteg / Carmarthen / Fishguard Harbour


Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Swansea, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains will start / terminate at Cardiff Central.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Cardiff Central and Swansea (fast)

  • Cardiff Central and Swansea, calling at Bridgend, Port Talbot Parkway and Neath

Trains will also operate between Swansea and Carmarthen to normal timings.

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Cardiff Central and Swansea.

  • Cardiff Central and Maesteg via Pontyclun.

  • Rhoose Cardiff International Airport and 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.