Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended overnight services between Chester and Holyhead from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

Start date
17/04/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead; from Llandudno Junction to Crewe

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Chester and Holyhead after 23:55 each night, closing the line.

Customer Advice:

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Holyhead.

The 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will start at Chester. There is no replacement transport between Llandudno Junction and Chester. Customers should travel on the next service, which is the 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central.

The 05:54 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction service starts at 06:04.

The 06:13 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction service starts at 06:17.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.