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 evening / morning Transport for Wales services from Monday 12 to Friday 16 August

Start date
12/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Maesteg / Bridgend / Barry Island / Penarth and Cardiff Central / Caerphilly / Gloucester / Cheltenham Spa

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Transport for Wales network, closing some lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service will start at 22:49, and will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Barry.
  • The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island service will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.
  • The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:14 Barry Island to Caerphilly service will start from Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Barry Island at 04:51 to Cardiff Central to connect with this train.

Wednesday and Thursday:

  • The 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Lydney. A replacement bus will run between Lydney and Gloucester.

Thursday and Friday:

  • The 05:37 Cheltenham Spa to Maesteg service will start from Gloucester. Customers travelling from Cheltenham Spa should use later train services.

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.