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 Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 September

Start date
11/09/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Each night from 23:00 to 05:00, Network Rail is carrying out engineering work at various location on the Arriva Trains Wales network closing various lines.

From approximately 23:00 each night, buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury is diverted and will run direct between Manchester Piccadilly and Shrewsbury. A bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe calling at all stations. There is no forward connection off the bus between Crewe and Shrewsbury.

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.