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 late night / early morning trains in the Swansea area from Monday 12 to Friday 16 October

Start date
12/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations in the Swansea area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will be diverted between Neath and Swansea, arriving at Swansea up to 30 minutes later than usual.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:46 Swansea to London Paddington service will run later than usual between Port Talbot Parkway and Bridgend. This train will run to normal timings from Cardiff Central onwards.


The 19:48 and 20:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will depart Port Talbot Parkway and Neath and arrive at Swansea approximately 8 minutes later than usual.

The 21:48 and 22:48 London Paddington to Swansea services will run an additional 8 minutes later than usual between Bridgend and Port Talbot Parkway (and are further amended, full details above).

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