TRAINS between Newport and Cardiff have been disrupted until this morning.

The disruption is down to a broken down freight train blocking the line between Cardiff Central station and Newport station.

Disruptions began at around 9.56am this morning and are expected to last until at least 12.15pm.

Some services may be delayed by up to 45 minutes.

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A replacement bus service has been requested.

National Rail say that trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

In accordance with National Rail policy, passengers affected by this may be entitled to compensation if they are made late by disruptions to their service.

Keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

Routes affected:

  • CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham
  • Great Western Railway between Taunton / Portsmouth Harbour, and between Swansea and London Paddington
  • Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central and Holyhead, and between Maesteg and Cheltenham Spa, and also between Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly