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.

Buses replace late night service through Wrexham General from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 July

Start date
17/07/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly; between Chester and Shrewsbury / Wolverhampton; between Wrexham General and Bidston.

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work in the Wrexham General, closing all lines.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester service will divert via Crewe and terminate at Chester. A bus will operate between Shrewsbury and Manchester.

The 22:09 Wrexham General to Bidston and the 22:56 Bidston to Wrexham General will be replaced by a bus.

The 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton will start from start from Shrewsbury. A bus will run from Chester calling all stations to Wolverhampton.

The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester service will be replaced with a bus.

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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.