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.

Buses replace trains between Newtown and Aberystwyth from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February

Start date
12/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Welshpool and Machynlleth every evening from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February.

As a result, the 20.04 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth service will terminate at Newtown. Buses will run from Newtown to Aberystwyth.

The 23.40 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth service will not run, and will be replaced as a bus service.

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.