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Further changes to Stagecoach services across South Wales from 31 January due to COVID19

25 Jan 2021


· Measures reflect reduced travel and keeping key workers communities connected

· Temporary reduction to some services from 31 January

· Changes follow government advice on non-essential travel

· Full details of the revised timetables available online at


There will be further changes to some bus services in South Wales from Sunday 31 January following the government advice on non-essential travel to help combat the coronavirus.


Some timetables will be temporarily reduced across Aberdare, Blackwood, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda, Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen until further notice. Details as follows


Aberdare – from 31st January

Service 7 Glynhafod - Penderyn

Service 8 Glynhafod - Morfa Glas

Service 9 Glynhafod – Merthyr Tydfil

Service 113 Aberdare - Cwmbach

Service 60/61 Aberdare - Pontypridd


Blackwood – from 31st January

Service 26 Blackwood - Cardiff

Service 151 Blackwood - Newport


Rhondda – from 31st January

Services 120/130 Blaencwm/Blaenrhondda – Caerphilly

Service 132 Maerdy - Cardiff

Service 99 Pontypridd town centre


Merthyr Tydfil – from 31st January

Services 27 Merthyr – Prince Charles Hospital

Service 35 Merthyr - Rhydybedd

Service 43/X43 Brecon - Abergavenny

Service T4 Newtown - Cardiff


Blaenau Gwent - from 7th Feb

Service X4 Merthyr - Cardiff


Torfaen – from 7th Feb

Service 15 Trevethin - Pontypool

Service X24 Blaenavon - Newport


Services have been focused on routes where there is likely to be passenger demand during the lockdown period but will be flexible as passenger demand becomes clearer.


For those passengers needing to make essential journeys, bus services remain safe with enhanced cleaning taking place, reduced capacity for social distancing and passengers required to wear three layer face coverings unless exempt.


Customers can stay up to date with all the latest news from Stagecoach on Twitter @StagecoachWales or by signing up to their email mailing list. Full details and the revised timetables are available at


For more information please see