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 Arriva Trains Wales services between Monday 9 and Thursday 12 April

Start date
09/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between Cardiff Central and Shrewsbury / Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place each night after 22:50, causing trains to be diverted via Stoke.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly terminates at Crewe. Customers can continue forward on replacement road transport calling at Wilmslow, Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury is diverted. Customers should travel on the replacement road transport service from Stockport, calling at Wilmslow, and Crewe. There is no connection to Shrewsbury from the replacement bus 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.