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 evening service between Shrewsbury and Crewe on Sunday 4 March

Start date
04/03/2018  00:00
End date
05/03/2018 
Route affected
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Trains between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International and Chester; and also between Chester and Shrewsbury

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing the line.

After approximately 21:00, trains will not run between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

Trains from Cardiff Central will be diverted via Wrexham. Road transport will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

The 23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury service will be diverted via Wrexham. A bus will run between Chester and Crewe, and then between Crewe and Shrewsbury.

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.