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 late night midweek service at Machynlleth from Monday 27 until Friday 31 August

Start date
27/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between Birmingham International / Machynlleth and Aberystwyth

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place each night from 23:05 between Welshpool and Machynlleth, closing all lines.

The 20:04 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth service will be replaced by a bus between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

The 23:40 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The following morning, the 04:53 Machynlleth to Aberystwyth and the 05:30 Aberystwyth to Birmingham International will both be replaced by buses between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

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.