Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 22/03/2018 15:42. Update now

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
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

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.

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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.