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 Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May

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Between Barry Island and Merthyr Tydfil

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Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil, closing all lines.

The lines between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil will be closed all day Saturday and Sunday. Services between Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil will terminate at Pontypridd,  where you should change for rail replacement bus services running every 30 minutes daytime Saturday and hourly on Sunday.

If you are travelling from Merthyr Tydfil and intermediate stations, you  will need to travel earlier to connect with the trains at Pontypridd.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.