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 trains between Cardiff Central / Cardiff Queen Street and Pontypridd from Monday 26 August to Thursday 29 August

Start date
26/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
Transport for Wales between Bridgend / Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Radyr / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central / Cardiff Queen Street and Pontypridd, closing all lines from 23:15 each night.

The following services will be amended:

  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Cardiff Central
  • 22:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central will terminate at Pontypridd
  • 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will terminate at Cardiff Central
  • 22:55 Cardiff Central to Radyr will not run
  • 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will start from Cardiff Queen Street

Replacement road transport will be in operation.

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.