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 Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway / Gloucester until 16:20 on Sunday 2 February

Start date
02/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street / Nottingham

Great Western Railway between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Weymouth / Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton / London Paddington

Transport for Wales services to / from / via Newport

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwayTransport for Wales

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


Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Gloucester.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway. Services between London Paddington and Cardiff Central will run at a reduced level, and will only run between London Paddington and Bristol Parkway.

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Cwmbran, and also 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.