Travel Updates

 

Transport for Wales services during Christmas and New Year 2020/2021

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Transport for Wales will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

This information is subject to change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please check before you travel.

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Wednesday 23 December

 

Normal service, subject to engineering work.

Due to engineering work:

After 21:05, buses will replace trains between Barry and Bridgend.

After 21:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

After 22:00, replacement buses will run between Radyr and Aberdare / Treherbert / Merthyr Tydfil.

23:33 Manchester Airport to Chester service will be diverted after Earlestown, and will not call at Runcorn East, Frodsham or Helsby. A replacement bus will run from Earlestown to Chester, calling at Runcorn East, Frodsham and Helsby.

Thursday 24 December

 

No engineering work affecting services.

From 20:00, services will start to shut down for the Christmas holiday.

Friday 25 December

 

No service.

Saturday 26 December

 

No service.

Sunday 27 December

 

Morning services will start later than usual. Services are expected to be very busy.

Monday 28 December

 

Services are expected to operate as normal.

Tuesday 29 December

 

Services are expected to operate as normal.

Wednesday 30 December

 

Improvement work at Cardiff Central. Timetable amendments and rail replacement buses affecting services across South Wales.

Thursday 31 December

 

Improvement work at Cardiff Central. Timetable amendments and rail replacement buses affecting services across South Wales.

Friday 1 January 2021

 

No local Cardiff and Valley Line services.

Saturday 2 January

 

Improvement work at Cardiff Central. Timetable amendments and rail replacement buses affecting services across South Wales.

Sunday 3 January

 

Improvement work at Cardiff Central. Timetable amendments and rail replacement buses affecting services across South Wales.

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Last updated:   10 December 2020