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 trains between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun on Sunday 15 November

Start date
15/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Swansea and London Paddington

Transport for Wales between Fishguard Harbour / Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Maesteg and Cardiff Central and also between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains between Swansea and London Paddington will divert between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Llantwit Major, extending journey times by approximately 35 minutes.

Trains will depart Swansea approximately 25 minutes earlier to ensure a normal departure time from Cardiff Central onwards.

Until approximately 16:30, some trains between London Paddington and Swansea will only run between London Paddington and Cardiff Central.

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Pontyclun.

Trains will divert between Bridgend and Cardiff Central via Llantwit Major.

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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.