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 late night / early morning trains between Chester and Holyhead from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead; between Crewe and Llandudno and between Llandudno and Llandudno Junction

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Holyhead, closing the line.

Monday - Thursday

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

Tuesday - Friday

The 04:38 Llandudno to Crewe service will start from Chester at 05:37. A bus service will run from Rhyl to Chester to connect into the train service.

The 05:54 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction train service will start later at 05:58.

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.