• 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 08457 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. 

    Engineering Works Map
    November 2014 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
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Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 November 2014

Start:
24/11/2014 00:00:00
End
28/11/2014 23:59:00

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

Monday to Thursday

  • 21:51 Aberdare to Penarth. This train terminates at Cardiff Central and is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Penarth
  • 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester. This train terminates at Newport and is replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester
  • 22:42 (retimed to 22:55) Bridgend to Cardiff Central. This train is diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will run from Bridgend to Cardiff Central, calling at the affected stations
  • 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island. This train terminates at Cardiff Central and is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Barry Island  
  • 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central. This train is cancelled and is replaced by a bus

Tuesday to Friday

  • 05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly. This train starts forward from Cardiff Central. There will be no alternative transport provided 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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central until 10:30 on Sunday 30 November 2014

Start:
30/11/2014 00:01:00
End
30/11/2014 12:00:00

Engineering work is taking place at Pembrey & Burry Port closing the line.

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

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

02:30 bus from Carmarthen to Swansea is re-timed to depart at 03:30.

09:35 Swansea to Carmarthen service depart later at 10:07 from 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:

Trains between Fishguard Harbour and Swansea / Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 1 to Friday 5 December 2014

Start:
01/12/2014 00:00:00
End
05/12/2014 23:59:00

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

Monday to Thursday

  • 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen. This train is diverted between Port Talbot Parkway and Swansea. A replacement bus will operate between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen, calling at affected stations
  • 21:09 Pembroke Dock to Swansea. This train terminates at Llanelli and is replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Swansea
  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare. This train terminates at Cardiff Central. Passengers are advised to travel forward on the 22:46 Cardiff Central to Pontypridd service and then forward to Aberdare on the replacement bus service
  • 21:55 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil. This train terminates at Pontypridd and is replaced by a bus between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil
  • 22:44 Barry Island to Pontypridd. This train terminates at Radyr and is replaced by a bus between Radyr and Pontypridd
  • 23:45 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour. This train will not run. Passengers should travel on the replacement bus service to Llanelli and connect into the additional 00:21 Llanelli to Fishguard train service 

Tuesday to Friday

  • 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea. This train terminates at Llanelli and is replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Swansea
  • 04:34 Swansea to Shrewsbury. This train starts forward from Llanelli. Passengers for this service should travel on the earlier replacement bus departing Swansea at 04:15
  • 05:45 Swansea to Pembroke Dock. This train starts forward from Llanelli. Passengers for this service should travel on the earlier replacement bus departing Swansea at 05:30

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services each nigh from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 December 2014

Start:
08/12/2014 04:00:00
End
12/12/2014 04:00:00

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

Monday - Thursday

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

22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury will be diverted and will not call at Wilmslow. A replacement bus will run from Stockport to Crewe calling at Wilmslow.

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 trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe from 2200 Sunday 14 December 2014

Start:
14/12/2014 00:00:00
End
15/12/2014 02:00:00

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

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe calling at stations normally served by the trains.

Trains are diverted between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Wrexham General.

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 and between Birmingham International and Holyhead.


CANCELLED - Amended service between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton until 11:00 on Sunday 14 December 2014

Start:
14/12/2014 00:00:00
End
14/12/2014 11:00:00

The engineering work scheduled to take place between Shrewsbury  and Wellington  has been cancelled and trains will now run normally on this route.

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 Chester and Birmingham International


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 14 December 2014

Start:
14/12/2014 00:00:00
End
14/12/2014 05:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Cardiff Central until 08:05 with all lines closed.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus 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 Arriva Trains Wales services each night from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 December 2014

Start:
15/12/2014 04:00:00
End
18/12/2014 23:59:00

Overnight engineering work is taking place across some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following traiins being amended:

19:21 (Monday - Thursday) Holyhead to Birmingham New Street will terminate at Wolverhampton. Passengers should use alternative services between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street.

22:28 (Monday - Thursday) Chester to Wolverhampton will be replaced by a bus between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

23:32 (Monday - Thursday) Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury will be replaced by a bus throughout.

00:22 (Tuesday - Friday) Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury is replaced by a bus 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.


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford from Saturday 27 until 17:30 Monday 29 December 2014

Start:
27/12/2014 04:00:00
End
29/12/2014 19:00:00

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

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford.

Journey Planner

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

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

Routes Affected:

Trains between Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury after 22:20 on Sunday 28 December 2014

Start:
28/12/2014 22:00:00
End
29/12/2014 02:00:00

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

21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester starts at Shrewsbury. Passengers from Cardiff Central should travel on the additional 21:04 train service to Hereford which connects with a bus from Hereford to Chester calling at stations normally served by the train. Stations between Shrewsbury and Crewe will be set down only.

20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Shrewsbury and Cardiff Central. Stations between Hereford and Cardiff will be set down only.

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 / Chester and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan until 12:30 on Sunday 4 January 2015

Start:
04/01/2015 00:00:00
End
04/01/2015 13:00:00

Until 12:30, engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island / Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan.

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 to and from Penarth, Barry Island, Bridgend via Vale of Glamorgan


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 5 to Friday 9 January 2015

Start:
05/01/2015 00:00:00
End
09/01/2015 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

22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester, bus replaces train between Newport and Gloucester.

Monday to Friday

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

21:54 Aberdare to Penarth, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly, departs Shrewsbury earlier than the normal timetable and is diverted via Crewe, a bus will run from Shrewsbury calling at all stations to Chester and is extended to Manchester Piccadilly.

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton, bus replaces train between Chester and Shrewsbury and is extended to Wolverhampton.

22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central will be diverted, a bus will run between Bridgend and Cardiff Central calling at stations normally served by the trains.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

05:16 Barry Island to Caephilly will start from Cardiff Central

05:45 Chester to Wrexham General will not run, passengers should travel on the 05:30 service. 

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 trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 11 January 2015

Start:
11/01/2015 00:00:00
End
11/01/2015 12:30:00

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

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert and also between Bridgend and Aberdare


Buses replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea on Sunday 11 January 2015

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

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

Buses replace trains between Bridgend 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:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Swansea / Carmarthen / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour. First Great Western between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen.   


Buses replace trains trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd after 23:00 each evening from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 January 2015

Start:
12/01/2015 22:00:00
End
16/01/2015 02:00:00

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

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert and also between Bridgend and Aberdare


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth / Aberystwyth on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 January 2015

Start:
17/01/2015 00:00:00
End
18/01/2015 23:59:00

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

On Saturday buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

On Sunday buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth.

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 New Street / Machynlleth and Aberystwyth


No trains to Manchester Airport from Sunday 18 January to Sunday 8 February 2015

Start:
18/01/2015 00:00:00
End
09/02/2015 02:00:00

Network Rail are investing over £1bn in the railway across the north of England and as part of this Manchester Airport is being upgraded. This will allow more services and a better access to the airport.

The upgrade includes, a fourth platform being built with new track work and signalling also being installed. Most of the work has been carried out with little disruption to passengers but to complete the platform work and install the new track and signalling there is no alternative but to close the station.  As a result, there will be no trains to / from Manchester Airport.

Trains can run as far as Heald Green, where there is road replacement between Heald Green and Manchester Airport. Other services may start / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly or are diverted to and from Wilmslow.

First TransPennine Express are advising passengers to / from Manchester Airport to use the frequent shuttle bus service between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

It is not yet known how Arriva Trains Wales are affected by this engineering work.

Planning your Journey

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

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

Routes Affected:

All routes to / from Manchester Airport


Buses replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea on Sunday 18 January 2015

Start:
18/01/2015 00:00:00
End
18/01/2015 23:59:00

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

Arriva Trains Wales

Buses replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea.

First Great Western

Buses replace trains between Bridgend and Swansea.

An amended service will run between Swansea and Carmarthen.

08:10 Swansea to London Paddington will start from Cardiff Central.

Passengers on the 08:37 London Paddington to Swansea(terminating Bridgend) who are travelling to Swansea should change at Cardiff Central for a fast bus to Swansea with rail connections beyond.

16:04 Swansea to London Paddington and 19:00 London Paddington to Swansea 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:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe Shrewsbury / / Newport / Cardiff Central and Swansea / Pembrock Dock / Carmarthen / Milford Haven.

First Great Western between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads and Swansea / Carmarthen.


Amended service between Shrewsbury and Chester after 22:00 on Sunday 18 January 2014

Start:
18/01/2015 00:00:00
End
18/01/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester with various line closures.

21:04 Cardiff Central to Chester and the 21:08 Birmingham International to Chester will be diverted via Wrexham General, a connecting bus will run from Shrewsbury to Chester 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 and Chester and also between Birmingham International and Chester / Holyhead 


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 January 2015

Start:
19/01/2015 00:00:00
End
22/01/2015 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

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

22:05 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly

22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury will be diverted and not call at Wilmslow, a connecting bus will run from Stockport to Wilmslow and 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


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central until 09:30 on Sunday 25 January 2015

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

Engineering work is taking place between Fishguard Harbour and Port Talbot closing the line.

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

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

02:30 bus from Carmarthen to Swansea is re-timed to depart 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 and Rhymney until 12:00 on Sunday 25 January 2015

Start:
25/01/2015 00:00:00
End
25/01/2015 13:00:00

Until 12:00, engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Rhymney closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

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 Rhymney.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 26 to Friday 30 January 2015

Start:
26/01/2015 00:00:00
End
30/01/2015 23:59:00

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

Monday to Thursday 

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service is diverted between Neath and Swansea. Passengers for intermediate stations should connect into the replacement bus service between Neath and Carmarthen.

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

The 22:18 Penarth to Rhymney service is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

The 22:49 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach service is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Ystrad Mynach.  

The 23:00 Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central service will not run.

Tuesday to Friday

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea service will be replaced by a bus between Llanelli and Swansea. 

The 04:31 Swansea to Shrewsbury service is replaced by a bus between Swansea and Llanelli. The bus will depart Swansea at the earlier time of 04:17 to connect into the train.

The 04:35 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will be retimed to depart Cardiff Central at the earlier time of 04:30.

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:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Hereford and Cardiff Central after 22:40 on Sunday 1 February 2015

Start:
01/02/2015 00:00:00
End
01/02/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Cardiff Central from approximately 22:40 with various line closures.

The 20:30 Manchester Picadilly to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford service starts at Cardiff Central and terminates at Newport. A replacement bus will run between Newport and Hereford.

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 Cardiff Central / Carmarthen


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea on Sunday 1 February 2015

Start:
01/02/2015 00:00:00
End
01/02/2015 23:59:00

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

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea with extended journey times of approximately 60 minutes.

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 / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour. 

First Great Western between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen.


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Rhymney until 11:00 on Sunday 1 February 2015

Start:
01/02/2015 00:00:00
End
01/02/2015 12:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Rhymney until 11:00 with various line closures.

Until 11:00, a replacement bus service will operate between Cardiff Central and Radyr. Trains will be diverted via the City Line connecting into and out of the replacement bus service. There will be no train service between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay until after 11:00.

Buses will also replace trains between Cardiff Central and Heath High Level connecting into and out of trains between Heath High Level and Rhymney.

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 Rhymney


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 February 2015

Start:
02/02/2015 00:00:00
End
06/02/2015 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 be diverted and not call at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed, a bus will run from Cardiff Central to Bridgend calling at stations normally served by the train.

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead, 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead, 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead, buses replaces train between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.    

Tuesday to Friday    

04:24 Holyhead to Cardiff Central will start from Llandudno Junction at 05:15, passengers from Holyhead and Bangor should travel on the 04:48 (Virgin Trains) from Holyhead and change at Chester for services 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

Amended service between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street / Cardiff Bay on Sunday 8 February 2015

Start:
08/02/2015 00:00:00
End
08/02/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street / Cardiff Bay with various line closures.

Until 11:40 buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Heath High Level and also between Cardiff Central and Radyr. 

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth / Bridgend.

No trains will run between Cardiff Queen St and Cardiff Central, passengers should travel on the Cardiff Bay bus service.

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 routes to / from Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central / Newport and Hereford after 22:40 on Sunday 8 February 2015

Start:
08/02/2015 00:00:00
End
08/02/2015 23:59:00

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

20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Hereford and Cardiff Central. 

21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford, bus replaces train between Newport and Hereford.

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 / Hereford and Cardiff Central / Carmarthen


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea on Sunday 8 February 2015

Start:
08/02/2015 00:00:00
End
08/02/2015 23:59:00

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

Arriva Trains Wales

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend / Swansea.

First Great Western

Until 13:00 buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Swansea, passengers should use Arriva Trains Wales service to Carmarthen.

After 13:00 an amended train service will run with buses replacing trains between Bridgend 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:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Shrewsbury / Hereford / Newport / Cardiff Central and Carmarthen / Milford Harbour / Fishguard Harbour.

First Great Western between London Paddington and Swansea / Carmarthen.


Amended service between Chester and Flint / Wrexham General until 16:30 on Sunday 8 February 2015

Start:
08/02/2015 00:00:00
End
08/02/2015 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Flint / Wrexham General with all lines closed.

Arriva Trains Wales

Buses replace trains between Chester and Rhyl / Wrexham General.

Virgin Trains

Buses replace trains between Chester and Holyhead. 

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 Holyhead / Chester and Wrexham General / Birmingham International / Cardiff Central.

Virgin Trains between Holyhead and London Euston.


Late night diverted Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 9 tho Thursday 12 February 2015

Start:
09/02/2015 00:00:00
End
13/02/2015 02:00:00

Each night betwen 23:15 and 0600, engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly at various locations closing some lines.

Trains are diverted between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester and will not call at Runcorn East, Frodsham and Helsby.

Buses will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester calling at these stations.

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 / Birmingham New Street and Chester / Holyhead