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 evening trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe from Tuesday 31 July until Thursday 2 August

Start date
31/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Crewe

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe overnight from Tuesday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service will be diverted between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Wrexham General and Chester. A replacement bus will run Shrewsbury and Crewe, calling at all booked stations.

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.