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 Great Western Railway service between Cardiff Central and Newport on Sunday 2 August

Start date
02/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Swansea / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Brighton / Bristol Temple Meads / London Paddington / Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport, closing some lines.

Please note, this engineering work is subject to alteration and may not take place.

The following alterations will apply:

  • Between 10:20 and 20:30, trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton will be retimed to depart up to 5 minutes earlier than usual.
  • Some services between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen will depart Cardiff Central and beyond a few minutes later than normal
  • Between 09:22 and 19:22, trains between Swansea and London Paddington (in both directions) will depart up to 5 minutes earlier than normal. Once at Newport, trains will run as timetabled.

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