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Changes to Train Services

Arriva Trains Wales have issued a warning to passengers of changes to timetables from Sunday 20th May. Click here to download the new timetables (PDF) Summary of major changes are shown below From May to September (Mondays to Saturdays) Most services from Treherbert to Cardiff Central will depart Treherbert one minute [… more]

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Lorry Blocks Road

The A4054 between Upper Boat and Hawthorn was blocked for the best part of two and a half hours earlier this morning (1st May). The brakes on a lorry had ceased exiting the Dunelm/Treforest Glass area and was stopping traffic flowing along the stretch. We sent a reporter to the [… more]

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Overturned Lorry – A470

The A470 was closed for a time during Saturday (28th April) after a lorry overturned along the stretch southbound towards Abercynon. Tweets from South Wales Police show the extent of the recovery work that had to be undertaken. https://twitter.com/SWP_Roads/status/990197219386159105  

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Trago Mills Opening

The first Trago Mills store in Wales opens near Merthyr this weekend (Saturday 9am). Expect extra traffic along the A470 and A465 near by. Here’s a message from Merthyr Council Leader Cllr Kevin O’Neill that was posted on social media earlier today. A message from Council Leader, Cllr Kevin O'Neill [… more]

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Overturned Lorry near Pencoed

There were issues north of the M4 (Junction 35) in the Pencoed area along the A473 during rush hour on Thursday (29th March). As reported by South Wales Police on Twitter, a lorry had overturned shedding its load. https://twitter.com/SWP_Roads/status/979381608561217539 Clean up operation took a few hours and the road has [… more]

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**UPDATE** A470 Open

Image – Traffic Wales 14:00 – The A470 is closed at Upper Boat whilst a multi-vehicle collision is dealt with north of the junction heading towards Pontypridd. The camera image above, shows the queue northbound heading towards Upper Boat. Air Ambulance has been in attendance Queues on both sides of the [… more]

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Bwlch Mountain Road closure

Picture – geologywales.co.uk The Council will carry out necessary carriageway resurfacing work during the Easter holiday to future-proof Rhondda Cynon Taf’s section of the Bwlch Mountain route. The work will take place over Easter to minimise disruption – beginning on Tuesday, April 3, and scheduled for completion on April 9. [… more]

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Porth Disruption

The Council has worked closely with local bus operators to identify temporary arrangements for the duration of Welsh Water’s significant works in Porth. The works to install a new water main, from March 12, require the temporary closure of Pontypridd Road from its junction with Hannah Street to its junction [… more]

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Talbot Green Roadworks

RCT Council will start works to deliver improvements at the busy A473/A4222 Cowbridge Road junction in Talbot Green, thanks to a significant investment from the Welsh Government. The £180,000 works are scheduled to begin from Wednesday, March 7 – weather permitting – and will include a number of improvements, including [… more]

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Arriva Alterations – 1st March

Taken from the Arriva Trains Wales Website Arriva Trains Wales will be running a temporary amended timetable on Cardiff Valleys and local services commencing from start of service on 01/03/2018. Amended times are indicated below. All customers are requested to check actual times prior to travel and as may be displayed at selected stations. [… more]

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