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 service between Holyhead / Llandudno and Chester from Monday 20 to Friday 24 November

Start date
20/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead and between Llandudno and Crewe

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Holyhead and Chester, closing the line.

From Monday to Thursday, the 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Crewe service will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Holyhead.

From Tuesday to Friday, the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will start from Chester. A replacement bus service will run from Rhyl to Chester.

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.