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 Chester and Llandudno Junction on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March

Start date
24/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International / Crewe and Holyhead and also between Manchester Airport and Llandudno

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Llandudno Junction, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Llandudno Junction, operated by Arriva Trains Wales. 

Virgin Trains services will terminate at Chester. Tickets will be accepted on Arriva Trains Wales buses and also on trains to / from Holyhead.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map


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.