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 trains between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury until 10:20 Sunday 1 April

Start date
01/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth / Chester

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Until approximately 10:20, engineering work is taking place between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury closing the line.

The 08:10 / 09:09 Shrewsbury to Birmingham International are replaced by buses throughout.

The 09:51 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth and the 10:48 Birmingham International to Shrewsbury will start from Shrewsbury. There is no alternative transport between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street, replacement buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury.

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.

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.