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Service changes May 2019

We've listened to your feedback and there are some service changes from 12 May 2019;

Merthyr Tydfil & surrounding areas

Brecon & surrounding areas

Blackwood & surrounding areas

Blaenau Gwent & surrounding areas

Please see full details below;

 

Merthyr Tydfil & surrounding areas

We're introducing changes to your local bus network to improve connectivity in Merthyr Tydfil and beyond:

  • Routes serving the town will start earlier, finish later and allow better connections to other bus routes and trains to Cardiff
  • The new Service 23 will replace the 27 route between Merthyr bus station and Twyncarmel, shopping at Cyfarthfa Retail Park or Trago Mills has never been easier!
  • Journeys on Service 78 finishing in Treharris will operate as 78A and connect Aberfan with Merthyr Vale Station 
  • We will also be trialing a new Sunday service on routes: 27,33,35 and 81, so whether you fancy some retail therapy or leisure - we've got you covered! 


Service 1

Timetable variation to improve service reliability.

Service 1 Timetable


Service 2

Timetable variation to improve service reliability

Service 2 Timetable


Service 3

Timetable variation to improve service reliability

Service 3 Timetable


Service 23 (previously Service 27 Twyncarmel)

  • New service operating up to every 15 mins, following the existing 27 route between Merthyr Tydfil bus station & Twyncarmel.
  • Keir Hardie Health Park continues to be served by Service 6 & 9 three times per hour.
  • Timing changes have been made in order to improve punctual performance.
  • Trago Mills will be served both outbound & inbound on alternate trips.

Service 23 Timetable

Service 25

  • The loop around Maple Crescent in Trefechan (previously served by Service 26) has been incorporated into one route, which now operates every 15 mins during the day.
  • Running time adjustments to allow for the extended route.
  • Introduced inbound timing point at Cefn coed War Memorial.
  • Extended timetable in the morning and evening, feeding T4/X4/T14 & trains to/from Cardiff.

Service 25 Timetable

Service 26

Withdrawn, replaced by amended Service 25 as above.

 

Service 27

  • Service 27 serving Gurnos and Prince Charles Hospital. Service 23 will serve Twyncarmel, Cyfarthfa Retail Park & Trago Mills
  • Service frequency reduced from 10 to 12 minutes Monday to Saturday, reflecting customer demand for this service.
  • Introduced NEW hourly Sunday service.

Service 27 Timetable

Service 33

  • Extended timetable in the morning & evening, feeding T4/X4/T14 & trains to/from Cardiff.
  • Introduced NEW hourly Sunday service.
  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.

Service 33 Timetable

Service 35

  • Extended timetable in the morning & evening, feeding T4/X4/T14 & trains to/from Cardiff.
  • Increased the frequency from up to every 15 mins to up to every 12 mins.
  • Introduced NEW hourly Sunday service.
  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.

Service 35 Timetable


Service 38

  • Extended timetable in the morning and evening, feeding T4/X4/T14 & trains to/from Cardiff.
  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.

Service 38 Timetable

Service 78

  • Short working between Merthyr Tydfil & Treharris renumbered to Service 78A & operating via Aberfan – as requested by customers.
  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.

Service 78 Timetable

Service 79

  • Adjusted MF and SAT inbound running time to Merthyr bus station
  • Adjusted SAT outbound running time to Hylton Terrace & George Street

Service 79 Timetable


Service X4, T4 and T14

  • Adjusted MF and SAT running time, to improve punctuality performance.

Service X4

Service T4

Service T14


Service 81​

 Timetable variation to improve service reliability and the introduction of a Sunday Service.

Service 81 Timetable

 

Brecon & surrounding areas

 

Service 40 

 

  • New Route and timetable to replace 40A, 40B and 40C Brecon Town Services to improve reliability.

  

Service 40 Timetable

 

Blackwood & surrounding areas

 

Service 1, 2, 3 

See Merthyr Tydfil section above 

 

Service  12

  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.
  • Saturday service level adjusted to reflect customer demand.

Service 12 Timetable

Service  151

  • Saturday service level adjusted to reflect customer demand.

Service 151 Timetable

Service  26

  • Reliability changes to improve punctuality performance and changing of the timing point in Whitchurch.

Service 26 Timetable   


Service 50

  • Service 50 will run up to every 20 minutes from Caerphilly to Newport, with one bus going via the Royal Gwent Hospital.Service 50, Bargoed to Caerphilly will run every 30 minutes.This will be a through service.

Service 50 Timetable

 

Service X15

  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance.

Service X15 Timetable

Service  R1

  • Timing adjustments to improve punctuality performance
  • Reduction of service on Saturday better reflecting customer demand

Service R1 Timetable

 

Blaenau Gwent & surrounding areas

New ticket zone has been introduced to offer new ticket products.

 

Service X4

 See Merthyr Tydfil section above 

 


Service E3

  • Timetable variation to improve service reliability.
  • Now serving Tesco at Abertillery.

Service E3 Timetable