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 services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend on Sunday 15 December

Start date
15/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Shrewsbury / Hereford and Swansea / Milford Haven

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing all lines via Pontyclun.

Great Western Railway:

Most services between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen will be diverted to run on an alternative route, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes. Some services will be cancelled throughout.

Services running from Carmarthen / Swansea towards Cardiff Central / London Paddington will be retimed, and will run up to 25 minutes earlier than usual.

Transport for Wales:

Trains will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry and will not call at stations via Pontyclun.

Replacement buses will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.