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 night / early morning trains between Chester and Holyhead from Monday 16 to Friday 20 April

Start date
16/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Llandudno / Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

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

As a result, the 22.52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Holyhead.

The 04.38 Llandudno to Crewe service will start from Chester at 05.37. A bus will run from Rhyl to Chester.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.


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.