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 between Monday 19 and Saturday 24 February

Start date
19/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Machynlleth / Aberystwyth

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Welshpool and Machynlleth, closing all lines.

The 20:04 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth service terminates at Newtown. A replacement bus will run from Newtown to Aberystwyth, calling at all stations.

The 23:40 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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.