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 Gloucester / Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central before 16:20 on 12 January

Start date
12/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central

Great Western Railway between Brighton / London Paddington / Portsmouth Harbour / Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen

All Transport for Wales services to / from Cardiff Central

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Chepstow and Cardiff Central until 16:20, closing all lines.


Buses replace trains between Gloucester and Cardiff Central (via Newport).

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway (fast).
  • Newport and Bristol Parkway (fast and stopping).

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa.

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.