Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen before 09:45 on Sunday 9 August

Start date
09/08/2020  00:00
End date
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales between Pembroke Dock / Carmarthen / Swansea and Cardiff Central / Manchester Piccadilly

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Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place at Swansea station, closing lines early on Sunday morning.

Great Western Railway:

The 07:53 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central. An earlier bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central to connect with the train. A second bus will run from Neath to Cardiff Central via Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend to connect with this train.

The 08:37 Swansea to London Paddington service will be retimed to start at 08:40.

Transport for Wales:

Before 09:45, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea / Carmarthen.

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.

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