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.

No trains to, from or via Cardiff Queen Street until approximately 12:00 on Sunday 29 March

Start date
29/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Treherbert, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff / Barry Island / Bridgend, between Rhymney and Cardiff Central and between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Rhymney, closing the line until 12:00.

The following changes will apply:

  • Trains to / from Treherbert, Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil will be diverted via an alternative route between Radyr and Cardiff Central, not calling at Llandaf, Cathays or Cardiff Queen Street. Buses will run between Radyr and Cardiff Central, calling at these stations.
  • Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.
  • Trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay will be cancelled.


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