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.

Revised overnight service between Holyhead and Chester from Monday 5 to Friday 9 February

Start date
05/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Birmingham New Street to Holyhead and from Llandudno Junction to Crewe

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Holyhead and Chester, closing some lines overnight.

From Monday to Thursday night, the 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run between Chester and Holyhead.

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