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 Birmingham International and Shrewsbury until 11:00 on Sunday 25 March

Start date
25/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Birmingham International and Shrewsbury/Aberystwyth/Chester

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street Shrewsbury until 10:20, closing various lines.

The 08:10 and 09:09 Shrewsbury to Birmingham International train services will be replaced by bus services.

The 09:51 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth and the 10:48 Birmingham International to Chester services will both start from Shrewsbury. Replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.