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.

No trains between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton via Sandwell & Dudley from Sunday 24 until Tuesday 2 January

Start date
24/12/2017  00:00
End date
02/01/2018 
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham International and Holyhead / Aberystwyth / Llandudno

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bristol Temple Meads / Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Exeter St Davids / Penzance / Cardiff Central

London Midland between London Euston and Crewe and also between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury / Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Manchester Piccadilly / Scotland

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesCrossCountryLondon MidlandVirgin Trains
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, closing all lines.

Some trains are diverted to run between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton via an alternative route.

Arriva Trains Wales

Trains will not run between Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton. Customers are advised to use other train operator's services.

CrossCountry

Trains will divert between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, extending journey times slightly. Some trains will not call at Stafford.

London Midland

Trains will start / terminate at Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton. Buses will replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton. Trains will run at a reduced frequency with some being re-timed or cancelled.

Virgin Trains

Trains will be diverted between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, not calling at Sandwell & Dudley. Buses run Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton for customers to and from Sandwell & Dudley.

Planning your Journey

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

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.