Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central / Bridgend on Sunday 16 June

Start date
16/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between and Leicester / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street / Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Brighton / Portsmouth Harbour / Warminster / Weymouth / Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales between Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Hereford / Cheltenham Spa and Cardiff Central / Barry Island / Milford Haven, and between Rhymney / Ystrad Mynach and Cardiff Central / Penarth / Barry Island

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff Central, and also in the Cardiff area, closing lines throughout the day.


Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central.

Great Western Railway:

Replacement buses will run between Newport and Cardiff Central / Bridgend

Transport for Wales:

Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central.

Until 12:30:

Services to / from Swansea (and beyond) will be amended to start / terminate at Bridgend instead of Cardiff Central. A replacement bus service will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central.

Until 12:40:

Services between Rhymney / Ystrad Mynach and Cardiff Central will be replaced by buses, and services to / from Barry Island / Bridgend will be amended to run to / from Ninian Park. Replacement buses will run between Cogan and Cardiff Central.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.