• 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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Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury after 22:20 on Sunday 6 September

Start:
06/09/2015 01:00:00
End
07/09/2015 03:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Shrewsbury closing the line.

From 22:20, buses will replace trains between Hereford 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:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Chester


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town until 13:30 on Sunday 6 September

Start:
06/09/2015 01:00:00
End
06/09/2015 14:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with some lines closed.

Services between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town will be replaced by buses throughout.

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 Ebbw Vale Town


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed on Sunday 6 September

Start:
06/09/2015 01:00:00
End
07/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Pencoed. Trains will be diverted via the Vale of Glamorgan line with extended journey times.

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 / Cardiff Central and Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour.

First Great Western between London Paddington and South Wales.


Amended service between Carmarthen and Swansea until 09:30 on Sunday 6 September

Start:
06/09/2015 01:00:00
End
06/09/2015 10:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Swansea with all lines closed.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

02:50 (bus) Carmarthen to Swansea will start at 03:30.

07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock, bus replaces train between Swansea and Carmarthen.

08:40 Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Swansea.

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:
Some Arriva Trains Wales routes

Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 7 to Friday 11 September

Start:
07/09/2015 01:00:00
End
12/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. with the following trains amended:

04:45 (Monday) Shrewsbury to Llandrindod, bus replaces train throughout.

From Monday to Thursday the 20:35, 21:35, 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town and 21:37, 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central will be replaced by buses throughout.

From Monday to Friday the 06:10 Caerphilly to Bridgend, 19:40 Caerphilly to Penarth, 20:40 Caerphilly to Barry Island, 22:28 Caerphilly to Cardiff Central will start from Ystrad Mynach.

From Monday to Friday the 05:16 (starts 05:00) Barry Island to Caerphilly, 18:47, 21:47 Penarth to Caerphilly, 19:26 Barry Island to Caerphilly will terminate at Ystrad Mynach.

21:04 (Monday to Friday) Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly terminates at Chester, a connecting bus runs from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly. 

22:12, 23:14 (Monday to Friday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will not call at stations between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester, a connecting bus will run from Warrington Bank Quay calling at stations normally served by the train.

00:32 (Tuesday to Friday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

03:36 (Tuesday to Friday) Chester to Manchester Piccadilly will start earlier than the normal timetable.

19:08 (Thursday) Fishguard Harbour to Clarbeston Road will be extended to Carmarthen and call additionally at Clunderwen and Whitland.

20:05 (Thursday) Clarbeston Road to Fishguard Harbour, bus replaces train throughout.

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central until 09:25 on Sunday 13 September

Start:
12/09/2015 01:00:00
End
13/09/2015 11:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Port Talbot Parkway with all lines closed.

23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

The 02:50 (bus) Carmarthen to Swansea will start 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 Fishguard Harbour and Swansea/Cardiff Central.


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September

Start:
12/09/2015 01:00:00
End
14/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with some lines closed.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town will be replaced by buses throughout.

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 Ebbw Vale Town


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry on Sunday 13 September

Start:
13/09/2015 01:00:00
End
14/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry closing various lines.

Arriva Trains Wales all day, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

Until 12:25, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry.

After 12:25, trains will run between Ninian Park and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry and will not call at Cardiff Central. Passengers from Cardiff Central should use replacement bus service to / from Cogan to connect with the trains.

First Great Western, 08:10 Swansea to London Paddington is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Cardiff Central departing Swansea at 07:50. An additional bus will run between Swansea and Cardiff Central departing at 07:13 calling at all stops.

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 Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry

First Great Western between Swansea and London Paddington


Buses replace trains between Pontypridd and Treherbert on Sunday 13 September

Start:
13/09/2015 01:00:00
End
14/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Pontypridd and Treherbert closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Pontypridd and Treherbert.

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 Treherbert


Buses replace trains between Newport and Gloucester on Sunday 13 September

Start:
13/09/2015 01:00:00
End
14/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Severn Tunnel Junction and Gloucester closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Newport and Gloucester.

CrossCountry passengers travelling towards Cheltenham Spa are advised to travel via Bristol Parkway for alternative rail services.

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 Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa.

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham / Leicester / Birmingham New Street.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 14 to Friday 18 September

Start:
14/09/2015 01:00:00
End
18/09/2015 10:00:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead service is replaced by a bus between Chester and Holyhead.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service is retimed to depart Shrewsbury earlier than normal and is diverted via Crewe. A replacement bus will run from Shrewsbury to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at the affected stations.

The 21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale  Town and the 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central, buses replace trains throughout.

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

The 21:51 Aberdare to Penarth service is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth. 

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

The 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton service starts forward from Shrewsbury. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Wolverhampton, calling at all booked stations as set down only.   

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service is diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central, calling at the affected stations.

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service is replaced by a bus between Chester and Holyhead. There is no connection to ferry services from this train.

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

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will not run and is replaced by a bus.

The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester service will not run and is replaced by a bus. 

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service starts forward from Rhyl. No alternative transport will be provided from Llandudno Junction to Rhyl.

The 05:15 Barry Island to Caerphilly service starts forward from Cardiff Central. Passengers are advised that there will be no alternative transport provided from Caerphilly 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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town services on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September

Start:
26/09/2015 01:00:00
End
28/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with some lines closed.

Buses replace Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town services.

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 Ebbw Vale Town


Amended service between Bridgend and Swansea from 22:30 Saturday 26 to 04:00 Sunday 27 September

Start:
26/09/2015 19:00:00
End
27/09/2015 07:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgend and Swansea with all lines closed.

18:30 (Saturday) Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen, bus replaces train between Bridgend and Carmarthen.

22:20 (Saturday) Swansea to Cardiff Central will start from Bridgend, a bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central.

23:37 (Saturday) Cardiff Central to Carmarthen, bus replaces train between Bridgend and Carmarthen.

23:47 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour will start later at 23:52.

01:50 (Sunday) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly/Cardiff Central and Swansea/Carmarthen/Fishguard Harbour. 


Amended services between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street on Sunday 27 September

Start:
27/09/2015 01:00:00
End
28/09/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street closing some lines.

Until 08:00 and after 22:50, no trains will run between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay. Passengers should use local buses to / from Cardiff Bay.

Between 08:00 and 22:50 the following alterations will apply:

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry are diverted to start / terminate at Ninian Park and will not call at Cardiff Central. Buses will run between Cardiff Central and Cogan to connect with these trains.

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:

Most routes through Cardiff Central and between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October

Start:
28/09/2015 01:00:00
End
03/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

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

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester, bus replaces train between Crewe and Chester.

21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend, bus replaces train between Barry and Bridgend.

21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare terminates at Cardiff Central, passengers should use alternative services (train/bus) to complete their journey.

22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury will not call at Wilmslow, a bus will run from Stockport to Wilmslow and Crewe (no connection to Shrewsbury).

22:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Pontypridd and Cardiff Central.

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

22:55 Cardiff Central to Radyr, bus replaces train throughout.

22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead terminates at Crewe, passengers should use alternative services (bus/train) to complete their journey.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will start from Cardiff Central, a bus will run from Radyr to Barry Island.

23:27 Crewe to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street, bus replaces train between Chester and Crewe.

04:55 Chester to Crewe will not run, passengers should use alternative services.

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Bridgend and Carmarthen from 22:30 on Saturday 3 October

Start:
03/10/2015 01:00:00
End
04/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgend and Carmarthen after 22:30 closing the line.

The 18:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service is replaced by a bus between Bridgend and Carmarthen.

The 22:20 Swansea to Cardiff Central service will start from Bridgend, a bus will run from Swansea to Cardiff Central.

The 22:37 Cardiff Central to Carmarthen services is replaced by a bus between Bridgend and Carmarthen.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly/Cardiff Central and Swansea/Carmarthen/Fishguard Harbour 


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 4 October

Start:
04/10/2015 01:00:00
End
04/10/2015 07:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central with all lines closed.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Carmarthen 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:
Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central

Amended service between Shrewsbury and Crewe on Sunday 4 October

Start:
04/10/2015 01:00:00
End
05/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe with all lines closed.

21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester will be diverted and not call at stations between Shrewsbury and Chester, a connecting bus will run to serve these stations.

21:09 Birmingham International to Chester will be diverted and not call at Crewe, a connecting bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury will be re-timed, diverted and run non-stop, a bus will run from Chester to Crewe and a connecting bus from Shrewsbury to Crewe calling at stations normally served by the train.

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/ Shrewsbury/Birmingham International and Chester 


Amended services between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street on Sunday 4 October

Start:
04/10/2015 01:01:00
End
05/10/2015 01:01:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

Trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry are diverted to start / terminate at Ninian Park and will not call at Cardiff Central. Buses will run between Cardiff Central and Cogan to connect with these trains.

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 Bridgend and Cardiff Central / Merthyr Tydfil via Barry and also between Barry Island / Penarth and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Rhymney / Cardiff Central


Buses replace Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town services on Sunday 4 October

Start:
04/10/2015 01:01:00
End
05/10/2015 01:01:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with some lines closed.

Buses replace Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town services.

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 Ebbw Vale Town


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 5 to Friday 9 October

Start:
05/10/2015 01:00:00
End
10/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended.

Monday to Thursday

22:20 Penarth to Rhymney and 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

The 21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town and 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central services will not run and are replaced by buses.

Monday to Friday

19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted between Neath and Swansea, a bus will run between Neath and Carmarthen.

Tuesday to Friday

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea, bus replaces train between Llanelli and Swansea.

04:35 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly will start slightly earlier than the normal timetable.

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Amended 21:15 Arriva Trains Wales service from Carmarthen to Hereford on Sunday 11 October

Start:
11/10/2015 01:00:00
End
12/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Hereford with some lines closed.

The 21:15 service from Carmarthen to Hereford will be replaced by buses between Newport and Hereford.

Journey Planning

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 Carmarthen and Hereford


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 12 to Friday 16 October

Start:
12/10/2015 01:00:00
End
17/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended.

Monday to Friday

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Chester. A bus will run from Chester To Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Monday to Thursday

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted and not call at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed. These stations will be served by a bus.

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Amended services through Salford Crescent on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October

Start:
17/10/2015 01:00:00
End
19/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Salford Crescent area closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly throughout.

First TransPennine Express

Trains between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Newcastle and Manchester Victoria. Passengers should use alternative trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street.

Trains from Newcastle are extended to run to Blackpool North calling at Bolton and Preston.

Trains between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and Manchester Airport are replaced by buses between Preston and Manchester Airport

Trains between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport are diverted to run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly to connect into trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Trains from Blackpool North are extended to run to Newcastle.

A shuttle service will run hourly between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Airport calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

Northern Rail

Trains between Southport and Manchester Airport are diverted and will run between Southport and Manchester Victoria. Passengers to / from Manchester Airport should use alternative trains between Salford Crescent and Manchester Airport.

Trains between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove. Passengers should use alternative trains between Salford Crescent and Manchester Oxford Road.

On Saturday, trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria are replaced by buses between Earlstown and Manchester Victoria.

On Sunday trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western. Buses will run between Newton-le-Willows and Manchester Piccadilly. Passengers should use other trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

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 Picadilly.

First TransPennine Express / Northern Rail all routes through Salford Crescent.


Buses replace trains between Hereford and Newport after 22:40 Sunday 18 October

Start:
18/10/2015 01:00:00
End
19/10/2015 00:59:00

After 22:40, engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Newport closing the line

Buses replace trains between Hereford 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 Manchester Piccadilly and Carmarthen


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 October

Start:
19/10/2015 01:00:00
End
23/10/2015 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

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

The 22:12 and 23:14 Manchester to Chester services will be diverted via Crewe, not calling at Runcorn East, Frodsham or Helsby. Connecting bus services will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester, calling at these stations.

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will be retime to run 4 minutes later than usual from Chester onwards.

The 21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town services will be replaced by buses throughout.

The 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

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

The 03:36 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will leave Chester 10 minutes earlier than usual and will be 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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace Ebbw Vale Town services to and from Cardiff Central on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October

Start:
24/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with some lines closed:

Buses replace Ebbw Vale Town services to and from 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:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town


Amended services through Salford Crescent on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October

Start:
24/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Salford Crescent area with various line closures.

Arriva Trains Wales

On Saturday buses replace trains between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

On Sunday buses replace trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

First TransPennine Express

Trains between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Newcastle and Manchester Victoria. Passengers should use alternative trains to/from Liverpool Lime Street.

Trains from Newcastle are extended to run to Blackpool North calling at Bolton and Preston.

Trains between Glasgow Central/Edinburgh and Manchester Airport are replaced by buses between Preston and Manchester Airport

Trains between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport are diverted to run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly to connect into trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Trains from Blackpool North are extended to run to Newcastle.

A train service will run hourly between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Airport calling at Manchester Piccadilly.

Northern Rail

Trains between Southport and Manchester Airport are diverted and will run between Southport and Manchester Victoria. Passengers to/from Manchester Airport should use alternative trains between Salford Crescent and Manchester Airport.

Trains between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove. Passengers should use alternative trains between Salford Crescent and Manchester Oxford Road.

On Saturday, trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria are replaced by buses between Earlstown and Manchester Victoria.

On Sunday trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western with connecting buses between Newton-le-Willows and Manchester Piccadilly. Passengers should use other trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

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 Picadilly. First TransPennine Express / Northern Rail all routes through Salford Crescent


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Barry Island/Penarth/Bridgend on Sunday 25 October

Start:
25/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry Island/Penarth/Bridgend with various line closures.

Until 12:25 buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island/Bridgend.

All day buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

From 12:25 a train service will run between Ninian Park and Barry Island/Bridgend, passengers should use local buses between Cardiff Central and Cogan to connect with trains.

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 Barry Island/Penarth/Bridgend


Buses replace trains between Newport and Gloucester until 16:10 on Sunday 25 October

Start:
25/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 16:10:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Gloucester with some lines closed.

Buses replace trains 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:

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Cheltenham Spa.

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham.


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central on Sunday 25 October

Start:
25/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Pembrey & Burry Port and Neath with all lines closed.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Carmarthen 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:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended service between Wellington and Shrewsbury until 08:20 on Sunday 25 October

Start:
25/10/2015 01:00:00
End
25/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wellington and Shrewsbury with all lines closed.

22:28 (Saturday) Chester to Wolverhampton, bus replaces train between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

23:35 (Saturday) Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury, bus replaces train between Wellington and Shrewsbury.

00:20 (Sunday) Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury, bus replaces train throughout.

08:10 (Sunday) Shrewsbury to Birmingham International will start at Wellington, a bus will run from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton.

Planning Your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham New Street/Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury/Chester.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 26 to Friday 30 October

Start:
26/10/2015 00:00:00
End
30/10/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town and the 22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central services will not run and replaced by buses.

The 21:51 Aberdare to Penarth service is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service is replaced by a bus between Shrewsbury and Crewe. 

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

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central service is diverted via Pontyclun. A bus will run from Bridgend to Cardiff Central, calling at the affected stations.

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

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central service will not run and is replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:39 Crewe to Milford Haven service starts forward from Chester and is diverted via Wrexham. A replacement minibus will run from Crewe to Shrewsbury, calling at affected stations.  

The 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly services starts forward from Cardiff Central. Passengers are advised that there will be no alternative transport between Barry Island and Caerphilly.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service to and from Manchester via Salford Crescent and Eccles on Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November

Start:
31/10/2015 00:00:00
End
01/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Salford Crescent / Eccles with various line closures. The following changes will apply throughout Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November:

Arriva Trains Wales

On Saturday trains will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester only, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay via Earlestown.

On Sunday the Manchester Piccadilly to Chester via Earlestown service will be diverted and run non-stop,  buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Earlestown calling at stations normally served by the train.

First TransPennine Express

Between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

Trains will run between Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh only. A direct bus service will run between Manchester Airport and Preston, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes. Passengers travelling to or from stations between Manchester and Preston will need to use alternative train services.

Between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North

Trains will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Victoria or extended to run between Newcastle and Blackpool North via Manchester Victoria.

Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly.

An hourly train service will run between Manchester Airport and Manchester Oxford Road calling at Manchester Piccadilly

Northern Rail

Between Manchester Airport / Chester / Hazel Grove and Southport

On Saturday, trains between Manchester Airport and Southport will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Victoria and will run between Manchester Victoria and Parbold only. Passengers travelling to / from Manchester Airport are advised to change at Salford Crescent or Bolton for alternative train services. Buses will run between Parbold and Southport.

On Sunday, trains will run between Chester / Hazel Grove and Manchester Oxford Road and between Manchester Victoria and Parbold. Buses will run between Parbold and Southport.

Between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove

Trains will run between Blackpool North / Preston and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove.

Between Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street

On Saturday, trains will run between Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street only. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Earlestown.

On Sunday, trains will run between Wigan North Western and Liverpool Lime Street only, not calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road or Eccles. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Newton-le-Willows.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester.

First TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh /
Blackpool North

Northern Rail between Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street and between Manchester Airport / Chester / Hazel Grove and Southport / Blackpool North


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town on Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November

Start:
31/10/2015 00:00:00
End
01/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town, closing the line.

Buses will 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 service between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth / Bridgend on Sunday 1 November

Start:
01/11/2015 00:00:00
End
01/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth / Bridgend with various line closures.

Buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

Train services will run between Ninian Park and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry, calling at all stations except Cardiff Central. Passengers travelling to Cardiff Central are advised to use the train service to Cogan and change for a replacement bus service.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth / Bridgend


Buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil until 12:30 on Sunday 1 November

Start:
01/11/2015 00:00:00
End
01/11/2015 23:59:00

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

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

Journey Planning

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Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island and Treherbert  / Aberdare and between Bridgend and Merthyr Tydfil


Buses replace trains between Swansea and Carmarthen on Sunday 1 November

Start:
01/11/2015 00:00:00
End
01/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Carmarthen closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Swansea and Carmarthen.

Planning Your Journey

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

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

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Fishguard Harbour.

First Great Western between London Paddington and Carmarthen.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 November

Start:
02/11/2015 00:00:00
End
05/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted and not call at stations between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea. A bus will run calling at all stops between these stations.

The 21:09 Pembroke Dock to Swansea will be replaced by buses.

The 23:45 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour, 01:50 Fishgaurd Harbour to Swansea, 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock and 06:03 Swansea to Crewe will be replaced by buses between Swansea and Llanelli.

The 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Cardiff Central. Passengers should travel on the 22:46 Cardiff Central to Pontypridd service to connect into replacement buses to Aberdare. 

The 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil will be replaced by buses between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil. 

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd service will be replaced by buses between Radyr and Pontypridd.

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

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Chester and Wrexham General / Holyhead from Saturday 7 until Sunday 15 November

Start:
07/11/2015 00:00:00
End
15/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Wrexham General / Flint and between Rhyl and Holyhead, closing some lines.

Saturday 7 to Sunday 15 November

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Wrexham General.

Saturdays and Sundays

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Rhyl.

Virgin Trains London Euston to Holyhead services will run between London Euston and Chester only. Buses will run between Chester and Holyhead.

Monday 9 to Friday 13 November

An additional train will run between Chester and Rhyl at 22:56 to connect with a bus service between Rhyl and Holyhead.

04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe will start at Rhyl at 04:57.

Monday 9 to Thursday 12 November

21:36 Crewe to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

Planning Your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International / Maesteg / Manchester Airport and Holyhead / Llandudno

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead


Amended service between Newport and Cardiff Central on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November

Start:
07/11/2015 00:00:00
End
08/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff Central with various line closures.

Arriva Trains Wales buses replace trains between Ebbw Vale Town/Newport and Cardiff Central. 

CrossCountry buses replace trains all day Saturday and Sunday between Newport and Cardiff Central.

First Great Western buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Newport/Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Newport and Cardiff Central


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central until 09:25 on Sunday 8 November

Start:
08/11/2015 00:00:00
End
08/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Port Talbot Parkway with all lines closed.

23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

The 02:50 (bus) Carmarthen to Swansea will start at 03:30.

Planning Your Journey

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Routes Affected:
Between Fishguard Harbour and Swansea/Cardiff Central.

Buses replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke until 08:30 on Sunday 8 November

Start:
08/11/2015 00:00:00
End
08/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Basingstoke with all lines closed.

07:37 Reading to Basingstoke and 08:07 Basingstoke to Reading will be replaced by buses throughout. 

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 Reading and Basingstoke.

Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 November

Start:
09/11/2015 00:00:00
End
12/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

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

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

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will not call at Wilmslow. A bus will run between Stockport and Crewe, calling at Wilmslow.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Ebbw Vale Town / Newport and Cardiff Central on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 November

Start:
14/11/2015 00:00:00
End
15/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff Central with various line closures.

Arriva Trains Wales

Buses replace trains between Ebbw Vale Town/Newport and Cardiff Central.

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central.

First Great Western

Buses replace trains between Bristol Parkway and Newport / Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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

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

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Ebbw Vale Town / Holyhead and Cardiff Central, between Hereford and Barry Island, between Newport and Fishguard Harbour, between Shrewsbury and Maesteg  and between Manchester Piccadilly and Milford Haven / Carmarthen

CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central

First Great Western between London Paddington and Swansea


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr until 12:00 on Sunday 15 November

Start:
15/11/2015 00:00:00
End
15/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Radyr with all lines closed.

Until 12:00, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr. No services will run between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Bay at this time.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

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


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 15 November

Start:
15/11/2015 00:00:00
End
15/11/2015 05:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central with all lines closed.

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

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr / Pontypridd after 23:15 each night from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 November

Start:
16/11/2015 00:00:00
End
19/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Radyr / Rhymney, closing the line.

After 23:00, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Radyr / Pontypridd.

Planning your journey

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Routes Affected:

Between


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay / Rhymney after 23:00 each night from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 November

Start:
16/11/2015 00:00:00
End
19/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Cathays / Rhymney, closing the line.

After 23:00 each night, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay / Rhymney.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay and between Rhymney and Penarth


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 16 to Friday 20 November

Start:
16/11/2015 00:00:00
End
20/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

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

22:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

04:35 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly will be retimed to leave 6 minutes earlier than usual at 04:29.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended services between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November

Start:
21/11/2015 00:00:00
End
22/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town with various lines closed.

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pye Corner.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

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 Ebbw Vale Town


Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury from 22:20 on Sunday 22 November

Start:
22/11/2015 00:00:00
End
22/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Shrewsbury closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Chester


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 23 to Saturday 28 November

Start:
23/11/2015 00:00:00
End
28/11/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will not call at Pontyclun, Llanharan or Pencoed. A connecting bus service will run between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, calling at these stations.

21:04 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Passengers travelling to Chester are advised to change at Shrewsbury for an alternative train service.

22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will terminate at Crewe. A bus will run between Crewe and Chester to connect with an additional train service from Chester to Holyhead.

23:27 Crewe to Chester will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Monday to Saturday

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

Tuesday to Friday

00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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

04:55 Chester to Crewe will not run. Passengers are advised to use the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes