Services Changes Saturday 16 June to Friday 6 July 2018

Due to extensive Network Rail upgrade work, many mainline services in South and West Wales will be subject to timetable changes.  Please check your journey plans before you travel.

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South Wales Timetable Alterations

Significant Changes: Monday to Friday Services

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Network Rail is carrying out essential modernisation and electrification work between Cardiff and Newport affecting train services throughout South Wales on:

  • Monday to Friday, 23 April to 25 May
  • Saturday 16 June to Friday 6 July

Updated timetables only available 5 days before each impacted week. Please check this website regularly, prior to travel and ask Arriva Train Wales staff for assistance. 

We are doing all we can to reduce any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.


Key Changes to Arriva Trains Wales Services:

Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June

Ebbw Vale Line

  • Replacement bus service only

Trains services between Cardiff and Newport

  • Much less frequent due to the Severn Tunnel being closed.

Cardiff Central and Newport stations:

  • Platform changes & restrictions

Monday 2 July to Friday 6 July

ATW Manchester and Holyhead services: Replacement bus service between 

  • Cardiff and Cwmbran 
  • Newport and Cwmbran

Train services between Cardiff and Newport:

  • Much less frequent due to the Severn Tunnel being closed. 

Cardiff Central and Newport stations:

  • Platform changes & restrictions

Saturday 16 June – Friday 6 July

GWR London and Bristol services: impacted by Severn Tunnel closure. Please visit: GWR.com/SouthWales2018for more details.

ATW Cheltenham services: start and terminate at Gloucester with services retimed between Cardiff and Gloucester (Monday - Fridays). Use other operators between Gloucester and Cheltenham.

On Sunday 17 June and Sunday 1 July, a rail replacement bus will run between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction.

Cardiff Central and Newport stations: Platform changes and restrictions.


Timetables

 

Passenger Assistance

  • Passengers booking assistance and those with disabilities: please call our Passenger Assist Team on 033 300 50 501
  • More info available here

FAQ's

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Last Updated: 24/04/2018
Next Update; 01/05/2018