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 Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 13 to Friday 17 November

Start date
13/11/2017  00:00
End date
17/11/2017 
Route affected

Between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham International and Chester, between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead and also between Llandudno Junction and Llandudno

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Chester and Manchester / Holyhead, closing some lines. The following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

The 03:36 Chester to Manchester Airport will start earlier at 03:34.

The 21:09 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

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

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will run as booked to Warrington Bank Quay then be diverted via Crewe. A connecting bus service will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester, calling at all stations normally served by the train.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:38 Llandudno to Crewe service will start from Chester. A replacement bus service will run from Rhyl to Chester to connect with the train.

The 05:54 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction service will be retimed to run slightly later than usual.

The 06:13 Llandudno Junction to Llandudno service will be retimed to run slightly later than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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.