Arriva Trains Wales has announced changes to train services in the Wales and Borders this Friday and Saturday as Storm Callum takes shape.
Storm Callum is set to bring heavy rain and winds of up to 70 mph to parts of Wales, which could cause injury and damage to trains and railway infrastructure.
The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that cancellations will take place tomorrow also.
Passengers are now being advised that the planned road transport is subject to local road conditions and flooding.
Further closures may take place after the storm has passed dependant upon damage to the infrastructure.
Passengers with tickets dated for travel on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October are able to use their tickets on Sunday 14th and Monday 15th October
Cancellations and changes to services
- Swansea – Carmarthen
- No trains will operate between Swansea – Carmarthen between 7 am and 11 am and after 7pm due to expected coastal flooding.
- A very limited replacement bus service will be in operation.
- Passengers are advised not to travel.
- A list of service alterations for Friday 12th October can be found here A full list of service alterations for Saturday 13th October can be found here
- Aberystwyth – Machynlleth – Newtown – Shrewsbury
- No trains will operate between Machynlleth and Newtown in both directions after 1000 until the start of service on Monday.
- Full list of alterations for Friday 12th October can be found here and a replacement bus timetable can be found here.
- A full list of alterations for Saturday 13th October can be found here and a replacement bus timetable can be found here
- Machynlleth – Tywyn – Barmouth – Harlech – Pwllheli
- The 08:52 Machynlleth – Pwllheli, 10:55 Machynlleth – Pwllheli, 09:34 Pwllheli – Machynlleth and 11:37 Pwllheli – Machynlleth services will be cancelled.
- Replacement road transport will operate, the timetable can be found here
- Blaenau Ffestiniog – Llandudno Jn
- No trains will operate between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog on Friday or Saturday.
- A replacement bus timetable can be found here
These cancellations have been put in place to keep ATW passengers safe. Do not travel if it isn’t absolutely necessary.
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