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Merthyr Tydfil - Rhymney - Pontlottyn - Deri - Bargoed (PDF)

2 Merthyr Tydfil - Rhymney - Pontlottyn - Phillipstown - Bargoed (PDF)

3 Merthyr Tydfil - Rhymney - Pontlottyn - Brithdir - Bargoed (PDF)

4 Tredegar - Rhymney - Pontlottyn (PDF)

5 Blackwood - Oakdale - Croespenmaen - Newbridge - Pantside (PDF)

5A Blackwood – Oakdale – Penyfan Industrial Estate – Trinant (PDF) (Until 3 November 2019)
5A Blackwood – Oakdale (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)

  • Stagecoach in South Wales has informed the Council that they wish to terminate the contract to provide this service. The service was revised in 2017 following passenger requests to provide a faster more direct between Blackwood and Trinant. Unfortunately the revised service has not attracted sufficient customers to continue in its current form. The last day of will be operation on Saturday 2 November 2019.
  • From 5 November a replacement service will be provided by Connect2 and will operate on Tuesdays and Fridays only. The route will be Blackwood Interchange, High Street, Chartist Bridge, Sirhowy Enterprise Way, Waterloo, Syr Dafydd Avenue, Groveside Road, Llwyn On Lane, Maes-y-garn Road, Syr Dadydd Avenue, Waterloo, Sirhowy Enterprise Way, Chartist Bridge and High Street to Blackwood Interchange.
  • Route 52 continues to provide an alternative service between Cwm-nant-gwynt, Trinant and Blackwood. Route 5 provides a service between Blackwood, Oakdale, Croespenmaen and Kendon.

6 Blackwood – Wyllie (PDF)

7 Blackwood – Ystrad Mynach – Nelson – Treharris – Pontypridd (PDF)

8 Blackwood – Grove Park - Blackwood (PDF)

9 Blackwood – Penllwyn (PDF)

11 Blackwood – Ystrad Mynach (Tesco) – Cefn Hengoed - Gelligaer (PDF)

12 Blackwood – Cefn Fforest – Aberbargoed – New Tredegar (PDF) 

13 Blackwood – Manmoel (PDF)

14 Blackwood – Cefn Fforest – Fleur de lis - Bargoed (PDF) 

15 Cefn Glas - Blackwood (PDF 49kb) (Until 3 November 2019)
15 Cefn Glas - Blackwood (PDF 49kb) (From 4 November 2019)

  • From the week commencing 4 November 2019 the service will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays at revised times. The Wednesday service will depart Cefn Glas at 0935 and return from Blackwood at 1135. On Fridays the service will depart Cefn Glas at 1235 and return from Blackwood at 1405. There is also an additional journey from Blackwood on Fridays from Blackwood at 1225 returning from Cefn Glas at 1415 which provides visitors to Cefn Glas with a service for the first time.
  • Buses will no longer operate to Sainsbury’s

20 Tredegar – Waundeg – Princetown - Rhymney (PDF) 

21 Cwmbran - Pontypool - Swffryd - Newbridge - Blackwood (PDF)

26 Cardiff – Caerphilly – Ystrad Mynach – Blackwood – Markham (PDF)

27 Blackwood – Markham – Aberbargoed – Blackwood (PDF)

50 Bargoed – Ystrad Mynach – Caerphilly – Machen – Newport (PDF)* (Until 3 November 2019)
50 Bargoed – Ystrad Mynach – Caerphilly – Machen – Newport (PDF)* (From 4 November 2019)

  • From 4 November 2019, during Monday to Saturday daytimes, this route will be split into two separate service so passengers will need to change buses at Caerphilly Interchange.
  • The timetable on each section of the route will remain largely unchanged with only minor amendments to improve reliability.
  • In Newport, route 50A will no longer serve Tredegar Park or Maes-glas. The revised route from Bassaleg School on these journeys will be via Park View, Bassaleg Road, Highfield road, Gaer Road, Shakespeare Crescent, Masefield Vale, Gaer Road, Cardiff Road and the Royal Gwent Hospital to Newport Bus Station.
  • Evening and Sunday journeys remain unchanged with passengers not needing to change buses at Caerphilly.
  • This is a commercial decision by Stagecoach in South Wales.

50A Bargoed - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Machen - Royal Gwent Hospital - Newport (PDF) (Until 3 November 2019)
50A Bargoed - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Machen - Royal Gwent Hospital - Newport (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)

52 Blackwood - Newbridge - Trinant - Abertillery (PDF)

56 Tredegar – Markham – Blackwood – Ynysddu – Crosskeys – Risca – Newport (PDF)

78  Merthyr Tydfil – Treharris – Nelson – Pontypridd (PDF) 

S79 Merthyr Tydfil – Treharris – Nelson – Bedlinog (PDF)*

82 Pontypool – Crosskeys (PDF)

86 Caerphilly – Watford – Lisvane – Llanishen – Heath – UHW Heath Hospital – Cardiff (PDF)

86X Caerphilly – Watford – Llanishen – UHW Heath Hospital – Cardiff (PDF)

95A Roseheyworth - Abertillery - Llanhilleth - Newbridge Comprehensive School (PDF)

95B Warm Turn - Abertillery - Llanhilleth - Newbridge Comprehensive School (PDF)

95C Aberbeeg - Llanhilleth - Newbridge Comprehensive School (PDF)

96 Tredegar - Markham - Blackwood Comprehensive School - Blackwood - Crosskeys (PDF) 

120 Caerphilly - Parc Nantgarw - Pontypridd - Porth - Tonypandy - Blaencwm/Blaenrhondda (PDF)

151 Blackwood – Newbridge – Abercarn – Crosskeys – Risca – Newport (PDF)*

901 Blackwood – Ystrad Mynach Station Rail linc (PDF) (Until 16 November 2019)
901 Blackwood – Ystrad Mynach Station Rail linc (PDF) (From 18 November 2019)

From 18 November 2019:

  • A slightly different timetable will apply on Saturdays than Mondays to Fridays to improve reliability particularly at peak times.
  • An additional journey will operate from Blackwood to Ystrad Mynach at 0825 on Mondays to Fridays (0830 on Saturdays)
  • Most journeys between 0900 and 1700 from Blackwood will operate between 10-15 minutes later.
  • The 0840 journey from Ystrad Mynach Station will be revised to 0807

A1 Blackwood – ASDA (PDF)

C1 Nelson – Avril Estate – Greenacre Estate – Nelson (PDF)

C9 Caerphilly – Ystrad Mynach – Cefn Hengoed - Bargoed (PDF)

C16 Caerphilly – Ystrad Mynach – Gelligaer – Nelson (PDF 48kb)*

C17 Caerphilly – Ystrad Mynach – Gelligaer – Bargoed (PDF 48kb)

C18 Bargoed – Gilfach Estate – Bargoed (PDF)

N2 Crumlin – Treowen – Newbridge – Abercarn – Llanfach (PDF)

R1 Pontymister Tesco Extra - Risca - Ty Sign - Newport (PDF 53kb)

R2 Pontymister Tesco Extra - Risca - Fernlea - Ty Sign Morrisons (PDF 33kb)

X1 Brynmawr – Abertillery – Cwmbran (PDF)

X15 Brynmawr – Abertillery – Newbridge – Risca – Royal Gwent Hospital - Newport (PDF) 

X38 Bargoed - Gilfach Estate - Gelligaer - Llancaiach Fawr - Nelson - Pontypridd (PDF)

A Caerphilly - Bedwas - Graig-y-Rhacca (PDF) (Until 3 November 2019)
A Caerphilly - Bedwas - Graig-y-Rhacca (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)

  • From 9 November, the timetable on Saturdays will be every 15 minutes throughout most of the day. Some early morning and early evening journeys are withdrawn. There are no changes to Monday to Friday or Sunday timetables. This is a commercial decision by Stagecoach in South Wales.

B Caerphilly - Trecenydd - Abertridwr - Senghenydd (PDF) (From 3 November 2019)
B Caerphilly - Trecenydd - Abertridwr - Senghenydd (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)

  • From 9 November, the timetable on Saturdays will be every 15 minutes throughout most of the day. Some early morning and early evening journeys are withdrawn. There are no changes to Monday to Friday or Sunday timetables. This is a commercial decision by Stagecoach in South Wales.

C Caerphilly - Mill Road - Penyrheol (PDF)

D Caerphilly - Pwllypant - Penyrheol (PDF)

E Caerphilly – Abertridwr - Senghenydd (PDF)

F Caerphilly – Lansbury Park – Mornington Meadows – Caerphilly (PDF)

G Caerphilly – Churchill Park (PDF)

H Caerphilly – Graig-y-Rhacca (PDF)

J Caerphilly – Rudry – Draethen – Waterloo (PDF) (Until 3 November 2019)
J Caerphilly – Rudry – Draethen – Waterloo (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)

  • From 4 November 2019, on journeys that operate via Machen, the bus will operate via Church Street, Station Street and Lewis Street.

K Caerphilly – Hendredenny - Caledfryn (PDF)

L Caerphilly - Heol Trecastell - Nantddu - Glenfields - Bryncenydd - Caerphilly (PDF)

X Cardiff – UHW Heath Hospital – Abertridwr – Senghenydd (PDF) (Until 3 November 2019)
X Cardiff – UHW Heath Hospital – Abertridwr – Senghenydd (PDF) (From 4 November 2019)