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.

Revised service between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley on Sunday 29 July

Start date
29/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Wolverhampton / Birmingham New Street and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley

TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Birmingham New Street and Hamstead, closing all lines all day. Additionally, engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley, closing all lines until 10:30.

Trains between Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton and Walsall will be diverted and will not call at Duddeston, Aston, Witton and Perry Bar. 

A replacement bus will run between Birmingham New Street and Tame Bridge Parkway, calling at all stations not served by the train. 

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.