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 Rhyl / Holyhead 23:45 and 05:15 from Monday 19 to Friday 23 March

Start date
19/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Llandudno Junction / Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Holyhead and Chester each night, starting at 23:50 on Monday, and finishing at 05:15 on Friday.

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run between Chester and Holyhead.

The 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will start from Chester at 05:37. A replacement bus service will run between Rhyl and Chester to connect with this service.

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.


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.