Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 09/09/2022 12:38. Update now

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.

No trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun on Sunday 27 November

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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen

Transport for Wales services via Pontyclun

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Great Western RailwayTransport for Wales

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

Great Western Railway:

Trains will be diverted to run via Barry, extending journey times by up to 25 minutes. Trains will be retimed at stations between Bridgend and Swansea, and may run earlier or later than usual.

Services to / from Carmarthen will be retimed.

It is not yet known how Transport for Wales​​​​​​​ will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.