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 late night / early morning trains between Bridgend and Swansea on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July

Start date
04/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Swansea


TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Bridgend and Swansea ending at 08:50, closing all lines. 

Great Western Railway:

The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington will start from Cardiff Central. An earlier fast bus will depart from Swansea to Cardiff Central to connect into the train. 

There will also be a bus from Neath, Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend to Cardiff Central to connect into the train. This bus starts from Swansea. 

Swansea - Cardiff Central customers should use the fast bus. 

The 08:37 Swansea to London Paddington will depart 08:40

Transport for Wales:

From approximately 23:50 on Saturday until 08:50 on Sunday, Buses will replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea. 

Check before you travel: 

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.