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 evening / morning trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend from Monday 24 to Friday 28 August

Start date
24/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
Transport for Wales services to / from Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend (via Barry) 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Between 23:15 and 05:15 each night, buses will replace trains between:

  • Cardiff Central and Penarth.
  • Cardiff Central and Barry Island.
  • Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry.

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.