Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend from Monday 10 to Friday 14 August

Start date
10/08/2020  00:00
End date
14/08/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Radyr / Bridgend

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Cardiff area, finishing Friday a.m., closing some lines.

Great Western Railway:

Monday to Friday

The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington will depart earlier at 03:41. Neath 03:53, Port Talbot Parkway 04:00 and Bridgend 04:14. It will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central (via Barry - not calling), departing Cardiff Central and beyond in normal timings.

Monday to Thursday

The 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend (via Ninian Park - not calling), departing Bridgend and beyond a few minutes later than normal.

The 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea will be diverted between Cardiff Central and Bridgend (via Barry - not calling), departing Bridgend and beyond up to 23 minutes later than normal.

Thursday and Friday

The 04:58 Swansea to London Paddington will be diverted between Bridgend and Cardiff Central (via Ninian Park - not calling), departing Cardiff Central and beyond in normal timings.

Transport for Wales:

From approximately 22:15, trains are to be diverted via Vale of Glamorgan, with trains travelling city line from Radyr - Cardiff and rail replacement between Cardiff - Bridgend.

 

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