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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Neath and Swansea from Monday 4 to Friday 8 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Mar 2024 to 08 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

21:48 and 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea

03:46 Swansea to London Paddington


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Llansamlet and Swansea, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:48 and 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea will terminate at Neath. Rail replacement buses will run from Neath to Swansea.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington will start from Neath later than normal. A rail replacement bus will run from Swansea to Neath to connect into the train. The train will arrive/depart Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend later than normal. Normal timings departing Cardiff Central and beyond.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 22:49 London Paddington to Swansea (terminating at Neath) service will take 9 minutes longer than usual between Bristol Parkway and Newport.

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.