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Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 31 Aug 2024 to 01 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Bridgend / Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Rhymney and

between Penarth and Coryton


Engineering work is taking place between Heath stations and Coryton / Rhymney, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

All Coryton services cancelled with ticket acceptance in place with local buses.

Penarth services reduced to 2 trains per hour in each direction.

All Bridgend to Rhymney services now start at Rhoose Cardiff International Airport. They will also start / terminate at Cardiff Central with bus replacements between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on buses by using use the Traveline website

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.