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 late night Arriva Trains Wales services each night from Monday 5 to Thursday 8 March

Start date
05/03/2018  00:00
End date
09/03/2018 
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Machynlleth / Aberystwyth and also between Cardiff Central and Crewe

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Welshpool and Machynlleth and also between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing various lines. The following trains will be amended:

Monday - Thursday

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

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

The 21:55 (Monday - Thursday) Cardiff Central to Crewe service is diverted, not calling at stations between Shrewsbury and Crewe. A bus will run (each morning Tuesday - Friday) from Shrewsbury to Crewe, calling at all stations via Nantwich.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.