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  • Planned Service Alterations

    At times it is unavoidable that Network Rail infrastructure improvement works may affect some of our services, meaning alterations to the scheduled timetables. Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail apologise for any inconvenience that these temporary alterations may cause.

    We advise passengers intending to travel to enquire before starting their journey for full details of altered trains, onward connections and additional road transport. Details of alterations can be obtained below or from your local staffed booking office.

    For details on Planned Service Alterations and changes to timetables on other train operators can be found by contacting National Rail Enquiries on 03457 484950 or by visiting www.nationalrail.co.uk.

    Please note: It is regretted that dogs (except guide dogs), cycles, prams and large items of luggage cannot be conveyed on replacement road coach services. 

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    May 2016 Monthly Poster  

Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 May

Start:
23/05/2016 01:01:00
End
28/05/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following services amended:

Monday to Thursday

21:54 Aberdare to Penarth terminates at Cardiff Central. Bus will run between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central will be diverted via Pontyclun. Bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island terminates at Cardiff Central. Bus will run between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus.

Monday to Friday

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Shrewsbury.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will depart Shrewsbury earlier than normal, and will be diverted via Crewe. A bus will run between Shrewsbury and Chester.

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester will be replaced by a bus.

20:32 Holyhead to Crewe will be replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Crewe.

21:45 Llandudno to Crewe service terminates at Llandudno Junction, and restarts again at Chester. A bus will run between Llandudno Junction and Chester.

22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa service terminates at Newport. A bus will run between Newport and Gloucester.

21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town, and the 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central services will be replaced by buses.

Tuesday to Friday

04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe starts at Chester. A bus will run at 04:00 from Llandudno Junction to Chester to connect with the train.

05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central. There will be no replacement bus between Barry Island and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service in the Crewe area from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 May

Start:
28/05/2016 14:00:00
End
30/05/2016 12:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Runcorn / Warrington Bank Quay closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Arriva Trains Wales

Until 12:35 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Chester and Crewe.

On Monday, the 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will be retimed to run earlier than usual and will be diverted, not calling at Crewe or Stafford.

London Midland

Until 12:00 on Saturday, a reduced service will run between London Euston and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street.

After 12:00, trains will run between London Euston and Crewe only. Buses will replace trains between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Passengers are advised to use alternative train services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.

On Sunday and until 11:00 on Monday, trains will run between London Euston and Stafford only. Buses will run between Stafford and Crewe / Liverpool South Parkway.

After 11:00 on Monday, a reduced service will run between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street.

Northern

Until approximately 12:40 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Crewe and Sandbach.

Virgin Trains 

After 11:00 on Saturday, Virgin Trains services between London Euston and Scotland will run between London Euston and Crewe only. Buses will run between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street (via Runcorn) / Preston.

Trains will run between Crewe and Glasgow Central via Alsager.

A reduced service will run between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. 

Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted via (but not call at) Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains between London Euston and Holyhead / Chester will run between Crewe and Holyhead / Chester only.

Virgin Trains services are also affected by engineering work between Oxenholme Lake District and Carlisle.

Planning your journey

For full details of the changes to and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly

London Midland between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead / Liverpool Lime Street / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Manchester Piccadilly


Amended service between Swansea and Fishguard Harbour from 23:45 on Saturday 28 until 08:15 on Sunday 29 May

Start:
29/05/2016 01:00:00
End
29/05/2016 10:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour, with some lines closed.

The 23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

The 01:48 Fishguard to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus.

The 02:50 bus between Carmarthen and Swansea will be retimed and leave Swansea later at 03:30.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Swansea and Fishguard Harbour


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services between Monday 30 May and Friday 3 June

Start:
30/05/2016 01:00:00
End
04/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following services amended:

Monday to Thursday

20:23 Holyhead to Crewe will be replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Crewe 

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester.

An additional service will run between Chester and Crewe at 21:22.

21:45 Llandudno to Crewe service will terminate at Llandudno Junction and re start from Chester at 23:01. A bus will run between Llandudno Junction and Crewe.

22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe. Passengers for Holyhead are advised to travel earlier, use a replacement bus service between Crewe and Chester and travel on the 00:40 service from Chester to Holyhead.

23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Crewe.

04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will be replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Chester.

04:55 Chester to Crewe service will not run.

Planning your journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from 21:45 on Saturday 4 until 09:00 on Sunday 5 June

Start:
04/06/2016 01:00:00
End
06/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Warrington area, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Saturday

21:51, 22:26, 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester and 21:53, 23:22 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport. Buses replace trains on the normal route (not calling at Manchester Oxford Road).

23:22 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train throughout.

Sunday

08:41 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport. Buses replace trains on the normal route (not calling at Manchester Oxford Road).

Planning Your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner
Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 5 June

Start:
05/06/2016 01:00:00
End
06/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil


Amended service between Manchester Piccadilly and Salford Crescent / Eccles on Sunday 5 June

Start:
05/06/2016 01:00:00
End
06/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Deansgate and Salford Crescent, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Trains between Chester and Manchester Airport are diverted between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly via Northwich. Buses will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly calling at all stations via Warrington Bank Quay.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will run between Preston and Glasgow Central only. Passengers are advised to use alternative services between Manchester and Preston.

The 10:12 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston.

The 18:00 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will start from Preston.

All other trains between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Victoria. These services will not call at Wigan North Western but will call at Bolton and Chorley.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Buses will run between Manchester Airport and Bolton / Preston to connect with the above services.

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport will run as normal between Liverpool Lime Street and Newton-le-Willows then be diverted to terminate / start at Preston.

Services between Chester / Hazel Grove and Southport will be amended to run between Chester / Hazel Grove and Manchester Oxford Road and between Manchester Victoria and Southport.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Chester and Manchester Airport

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Chester / Hazel Grove and Southport / Blackpool North


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 5 June

Start:
05/06/2016 01:00:00
End
06/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central with the following train amended.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central


Amended service between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly on Sunday 5 June

Start:
05/06/2016 01:01:00
End
06/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Services between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport.

Buses will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at all stations except for Manchester Oxford Road.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Holyhead / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 6 to Friday 10 June

Start:
06/06/2016 01:00:00
End
11/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train between Crewe and Piccadilly. 

20:32 Holyhead to Crewe, bus replaces train between Llandudno Junction and Chester connecting with additional train to Crewe. 

21:21 Llandudno to Crewe, bus replaces train between Llandudno Junction and Crewe.

22:25 Chester to Crewe additional service. 

21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare terminates at Cardiff Central, passengers should on connecting trains / buses to complete their journey.

22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury will be diverted, a connecting bus will run from Stockport to Wilmslow and Crewe.

22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will be diverted, passengers for Llandaf, Cathays, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Central should travel on the connecting bus from Radyr which runs to Barry Island.

Tuesday to Friday

04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe starts at Chester at 05:37 with no alternative service from Llandudno Junction, passengers are advised to travel on the 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central which calls additionally at Abergele & Pensarn and Shotton.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Welshpool / Broome / Newport on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June

Start:
11/06/2016 01:00:00
End
13/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Shrewsbury area closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Welshpool / Broome / Newport.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth / Cardiff Central / Maesteg


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney until 12:00 on Sunday 12 June

Start:
12/06/2016 01:00:00
End
12/06/2016 14:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Rhymney closing the line until approximately 12:00. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney until 12:00.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Penarth / Cardiff Central and Rhymney


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester on Sunday 12 June

Start:
12/06/2016 01:00:00
End
13/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Warrington area, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Arriva Trains Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport.

Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Warrington. These buses will not call at Manchester Oxford Road.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed from 21:00 on Sunday 19 June

Start:
18/06/2016 01:00:00
End
20/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Arriva Trains Wales

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan and terminates at Newport. A bus will operate from Newport to Hereford.

The 21:35 Milford Haven to Cardiff Central will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan.

The 22:30 Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan.

Great Western Railway

The 20:37 and 21:37 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan, departing Bridgend up to 25 minutes later than normal.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Hereford / Milford Haven and Cardiff Central / Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea.


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Newport on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June

Start:
18/06/2016 01:00:00
End
20/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Shrewsbury area closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Newport.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central / Maesteg


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 19 June

Start:
19/06/2016 01:00:00
End
19/06/2016 10:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central with the following train amended.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 20 to Friday 24 June

Start:
20/06/2016 01:00:00
End
25/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between across the Arriva Trains Wales network, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday - Thursday

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

Monday - Friday

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus.

The 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will start at Rhyl at 05:20. There is no alternate transport between Llandudno Junction and Rhyl.  

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed each night from 23:00 on Monday 20 to Thursday 23 June

Start:
20/06/2016 01:00:00
End
24/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 19:30 Arriva Trains Wales service from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen, will depart Cardiff Central later than normal and be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan, not calling at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed. A bus will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend calling at these stations.

The 21:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Swansea service will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan, departing Bridgend up to 30 minutes later than normal.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Swansea


Buses replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June

Start:
25/06/2016 01:00:00
End
27/06/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Shrewsbury with affect to the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 26 June

Start:
26/06/2016 01:10:00
End
26/06/2016 08:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central with the following train amended.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central, setting down only at Llanelli.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 27 to Friday 1 July

Start:
27/06/2016 01:00:00
End
02/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place across the Arriva Trains Wales network, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday - Thursday

The 22:12 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be diverted and terminate at Crewe. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will be retimed to depart Chester later at 00:40.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service is will be diverted and terminate at Crewe. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

The 2104 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service is diverted via Crewe, a bus run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.

Monday - Friday

The 21:37 / 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town and the 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central services are replaced by a bus.

Tuesday - Friday

The 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester departs later than normal at 00:50.

The 03:38 Chester to Manchester Airport starts earlier than normal at 03:14 and is diverted via Crewe.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July

Start:
02/07/2016 01:00:00
End
04/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Shrewsbury closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Crewe / Holyhead, Carmarthen and Manchester Piccadilly.


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend until 09:25 Sunday 3 July

Start:
03/07/2016 01:00:00
End
04/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

08:25 Cardiff Central to Barry Island will be replaced by a bus.

08:41 Cardiff Central to Bridgend departs later than usual and will be diverted, not calling at stations on the Vale of Glamorgan Line. Passengers for intermediate stations should use the replacement bus service.

08:56 Barry Island to Aberdare is replaced by a bus between Barry Island and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend and also between Barry Island and Aberdare


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 3 July

Start:
03/07/2016 01:00:00
End
04/07/2016 00:59:00

Track work is taking place between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, closing the line.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central, setting down only at Llanelli.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services overnight from Monday 4 to Friday 8 July

Start:
04/07/2016 01:00:00
End
09/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place from 21:45 each night across the Arriva Trains Wales network, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

North Wales Coast

From 22:00, trains between Holyhead and Bangor will be replaced by buses. Buses will depart Holyhead earlier to connect with the train service at Bangor.

Vale of Glamorgan Line

21:54 Aberdare to Penarth service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service will be diverted via Pontyclun. A bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central for intermediate stations.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly service will be replaced by a bus between Barry Island and Cardiff Central, departing Barry Island earlier at 05:00.

Shrewsbury - Crewe

21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service will divert via Chester and not call at intermediate stations between Shrewsbury and Crewe. A bus will operate between Shrewsbury and Crewe for connecting passengers.

Newport - Gloucester

22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa service will be replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Fishguard Harbour and Carmarthen from 23:45 on Saturday 9 until 02:00 on Sunday 10 July

Start:
09/07/2016 01:00:00
End
11/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Fishguard Harbour and Carmarthen, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:47 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus.

The 02:50 bus between Carmarthen and Swansea will be retimed to run later than usual.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Gobowen / Newport / Broome on Sunday 10 July

Start:
10/07/2016 01:00:00
End
11/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Shrewsbury area, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Gobowen / Newport / Broome.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham International and Holyhead, between Manchester Piccadilly / Holyhead and Cardiff Central and between Shrewsbury and Swansea


Buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil until 12:30 on Sunday 10 July

Start:
10/07/2016 01:00:00
End
11/07/2016 00:59:00

Track work is taking place between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing the lines.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Barry Island and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 July

Start:
11/07/2016 01:00:00
End
16/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with various lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 19:34 (Monday to Thursday) Cardiff Central to Holyhead will call additionally at stations between Bangor and Holyhead.

From Monday to Thursday, trains to and from Holyhead will be amended with some services replaced by buses between Bangor / Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

Additionally, some trains between Crewe and Chester will also be replaced by buses. Early morning trains on Friday will also be amended.

From approximately 22:00 until 06:00 each night, trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pontyclun will be diverted to run via the Vale of Glamorgan line. Replacement buses will run via Pontyclun.

The 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare service terminates at Cardiff Central. Passengers should travel on the 22:46 Cardiff Central to Treherbert, changing at Pontypridd for a replacement bus service to Aberdare.

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd is replaced by a bus between Radyr and Pontypridd.

The 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil is replaced by a bus between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July

Start:
16/07/2016 01:00:00
End
18/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Broome / Newport and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Crewe / Holyhead, Carmarthen and Manchester Piccadilly


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central and 07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock on Sunday 17 July

Start:
17/07/2016 01:00:00
End
18/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central.

The 07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock will be replaced by a bus from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen .

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Routes Affected:

Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central and from Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 18 to Friday 22 July

Start:
18/07/2016 21:00:00
End
22/07/2016 08:00:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with various lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead terminates at Llandudno Junction.

The 21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend service is replaced by a bus between Barry and Bridgend.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service is diverted between Stockport and Crewe. A bus will run from Stockport to Crewe.

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service is replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

Tuesday to Friday

The 05:14 Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly service starts from Llandudno Junction. Passengers should travel on the 05:33 Holyhead to Cardiff service. A bus will run from Bangor to Llandudno Junction for intermediate stations.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Carmarthen and Bridgend overnight on Saturday 23 July

Start:
23/07/2016 01:00:00
End
24/07/2016 09:00:00

Lineside maintenance is taking place between Carmarthen and Bridgend, closing various lines.

23:47 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

01:50 (Sunday) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Swansea / Cardiff Central and Fishguard Harbour


Amended service at Cardiff Queen Street on Sunday 24 July until 12:20

Start:
24/07/2016 01:00:00
End
25/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Radyr, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr via Cardiff Queen Street until 12:20.

Additionally, no trains will run between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay until 12:45.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Barry Island / Bridgend and Aberdare / Treherbert / Merthyr Tydfil and also between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.


Buses replace trains between Chester and Shrewsbury on Sunday 24 July

Start:
24/07/2016 01:00:00
End
25/07/2016 00:59:00

Track work is taking place Chester and Shrewsbury, closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Chester and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Chester / Holyhead and Shrewsbury


No trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay after 23:00 from Monday 25 and Thursday 28 July

Start:
25/07/2016 01:00:00
End
29/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

After 23:00 each night, trains will not run between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Bay


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 25 to Friday 29 July

Start:
25/07/2016 01:00:00
End
30/07/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with various lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

The 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will be diverted, not calling at stations between Cardiff Central and Radyr. A bus will run between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

The 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Ystrad Mynach.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will be replaced by a bus between Radyr and Cardiff Central.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus between Holyhead and Llandudno Junction.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Shrewsbury and Newport overnight on Sunday 31 July

Start:
31/07/2016 01:00:00
End
01/08/2016 07:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Newport, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central.

23:05 Hereford to Cardiff Central will run as an additional service.

21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester service will start from Shrewsbury. An additional service will run between Cardiff Central and Hereford, departing at 21:04. A bus will operate between Hereford and Chester for connecting passengers.

04:45 (Monday) Shrewsbury to Llandrindod service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly / Chester / Hereford and Cardiff Central and also between Shrewsbury and Llandrindod


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 31 July

Start:
31/07/2016 01:00:00
End
01/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Cardiff Central, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

01:50 (Sunday morning) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

The bus will set down only at Llanelli.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 1 to Friday 5 August

Start:
01/08/2016 01:00:00
End
06/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place across the Arriva Trains Wales network, closing some lines Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan. A bus will run between Cardiff and Bridgend.

From 22:40 Buses replace trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead.

04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central (Tuesday - Friday) will start from Llandudno Junction. A bus will depart at 03:46.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.

00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester (Tuesday-Friday) will be replaced by a bus.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central from 23:45 on Saturday 6 until 08:10 on Sunday 7 August

Start:
06/08/2016 18:00:00
End
07/08/2016 09:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Whitland, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

The 01:50 Fishguard to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus.

The 02:50 bus from Carmarthen to Swansea will be retimed to depart Carmarthen at 03:30.

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Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Swansea / Cardiff Central


Amended service between Shrewsbury and Hereford / Llandrindod from 22:00 on Sunday 7 until 06:15 on Monday 8 August

Start:
07/08/2016 01:00:00
End
08/08/2016 08:00:00

Lineside maintenance is taking place between Shrewsbury and Hereford closing some lines.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus between Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central. An additional train will run at 23:05 from Hereford to Cardiff Central.

The 21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester service starts at Shrewsbury. An additional train will run at 21:04 from Cardiff Central to Hereford which will connect into a bus from Hereford to Chester.

The 04:45 (Monday) Shrewsbury to Llandrindod service is replaced by a bus throughout.

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Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly / Chester / Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central / Llandrindod

 


Buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Pontypridd until 16:00 on Sunday 7 August

Start:
07/08/2016 01:01:00
End
07/08/2016 19:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Taffs Well and Pontypridd, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until approximately 16:00, buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Pontypridd.

Trains between Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Taffs Well and trains between Pontypridd and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil will run to an amended timetable to connect into the buses.

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Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town until 13:30 on Sunday 7 August

Start:
07/08/2016 01:01:00
End
07/08/2016 16:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until approximately 13:30, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August

Start:
08/08/2016 01:00:00
End
13/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead and also the 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central services are replaced by buses between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

The 22:12 and 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester and also the 21:09 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly services will be diverted via Crewe and not call at stations between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester. A replacement bus service will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester via Runcorn East. 

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will depart Chester later than the normal timetable.

The 03:38 Chester to Manchester Airport starts earlier than the normal timetable and be diverted via Crewe.

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service in the Carmarthen area until 08:20 on Sunday 14 August

Start:
14/08/2016 01:00:00
End
15/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place until 08:20 between Cardiff Central and Carmarthen, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Carmarthen.

09:37 Newport to Milford Haven service departs Carmarthen at 12:07.

10:19 Carmarthen to Pembroke Dock service departs later than usual at 10:35.

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Fishguard Harbour / Pembroke Dock and Cardiff Central and also between Newport and Milford Haven


Amended service between Chester / Crewe and Shrewsbury overnight on Sunday 14 August

Start:
14/08/2016 01:00:00
End
15/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester / Crewe and Shrewsbury, closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be diverted between Shrewsbury and Chester via Wrexham General. The train will not call at intermediate stations. A bus will operate between Shrewsbury and Crewe. Passengers travelling between Crewe and Chester should travel on the amended 22:40 Birmingham International to Holyhead service.

21:09 Birmingham International to Chester service is diverted between Shrewsbury and Chester via Wrexham General. A bus will operate between Shrewsbury and Crewe for connecting passengers.

23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury service is re-timed to depart later at 23:22. The train will be diverted between Chester and Shrewsbury via Wrexham General. A bus will operate between Crewe and Shrewsbury.

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Chester and Cardiff Central / Birmingham International and also between Crewe and Shrewsbury.


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend until 09:25 on Sunday 14 August

Start:
14/08/2016 01:00:00
End
15/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend, closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

08:25 Cardiff Central to Barry Island service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

08:41 Cardiff Central to Bridgend service departs later than usual and is diverted to run via Pontyclun. A bus will operate for intermediate stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry.

08:56 Barry Island to Aberdare will be replaced by a bus between Barry Island and Cardiff Central.

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central / Aberdare and Barry Island / Bridgend


Buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Pontypridd until 16:00 on Sunday 14 August

Start:
14/08/2016 01:00:00
End
15/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Taffs Well and Pontypridd, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 16:00 on Sunday, buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Pontypridd.

Trains between Bridgend / Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Taffs Well and trains between Pontypridd and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil will run to an amended timetable to connect to the buses.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Bridgend / Barry Island / Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare / Treherbert


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August

Start:
15/08/2016 01:00:00
End
19/08/2016 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Shrewsbury earlier than normal, and will be diverted between Shrewsbury and Chester via Crewe. A bus will run between Shrewsbury and Chester calling at all stations (the bus will then run through to Manchester Piccadilly to drop off passengers).

21:36 Crewe to Holyhead service is replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service is replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester.

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton service will start from Shrewsbury. It is replaced by a bus between Chester and Shrewsbury (the bus will then run through to Wolverhampton to drop off passengers).

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester service is replaced by a bus.

Planning your journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes