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.

Amended late night / early morning services in the Newport area on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August

Start date
10/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / London Paddington

Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place on Saturday evening and Sunday morning in the Newport area and also between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction, closing lines overnight.

Great Western Railway:

Services on Saturday are not affected by this engineering work. On Sunday the 08:05 Cardiff Central to London Paddington service will depart at 08:11. The 08:10 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour service will depart at 08:15.

Transport for Wales:


The 19:10 Milford Haven to Hereford service will terminate at Cardiff Central. An additional train will run: The 21:54 Cardiff Central to Hereford.

The 23:15 Hereford to Cardiff Central service will not run. A replacement bus will run from Hereford to Cardiff Central.


The 07:38 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town service will start from Pye Corner. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central to Pye Corner.

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.