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 until 14:00 on Sunday 22 September

Start date
22/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between London Paddington Swansea / Carmarthen also between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Hereford and Cardiff Central also between Newport and Milford Haven

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place until approximately 14:00 between Newport and Cardiff Central, closing the line.

CrossCountry trains are replaced by buses between Chepstow and Cardiff Central.

Great Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Newport and Cardiff Central with some replacement buses extended to run from / to Bristol Parkway. 

Transport for Wales trains are replaced by buses between Newport and Cardiff Central with some buses extended to / from Bridgend.

Trains between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central will not run. There is no alternative replacement transport.

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.