Major disruption on train services in Wales as Storm Jorge hits

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Rail passengers are being warned of major disruption after heavy rain flooded railway lines across Wales.

Transport for Wales is urging passengers to check before they travel on Saturday.

Some Valley Line services  are unable to run and road transport is still being sourced.

On Friday night, commuters were told rail travel out of Cardiff was “unlikely to be an option” during rush hour because of flooding.

The heavy rainfall flooded the railway line between Cardiff and Swansea on Friday.



Long queues at Cardiff Central station

This is the latest updated information on the trains:

Marches (Abergavenny to Hereford) – Fewer trains are able to run on this line and this is likely to lead to delays.

Cambrian Line (Shrewsbury to Machynlleth) – Road transport will be in operation between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth

Cardiff to Bridgend – Road transport will run between Cardiff and Bridgend.

Valley Line Services

Aberdare Services will start and terminate at Pontypridd. No road transport in place, Transport for Wales are continuing to try and source.

Treherbert Services will be cancelled. No road transport in place, Transport for Wales are continuing to try and source.

Rhymney Services are cancelled all day. No road transport in place, Transport for Wales are continuing to try and source.

Merthyr Services will not be affected and will run as booked

Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog

Line remains closed following damage caused by Storm Ciara, a rail replacement bus service is in operation between Llandudno Junction & Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Storm Jorge is set to bring more bad weather to Wales on Saturday with yellow warnings in place for high winds.



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