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 trains between Hereford / Knighton and Shrewsbury from Saturday 29 September until 04:15 on Monday 1 October

Start date
29/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea / Maesteg / Cardiff Central / Newport and Shrewsbury / Llandudno Junction / Holyhead / Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford / Knighton and Shrewsbury, closing all lines on Saturday and Sunday, and until 04:15 on Monday morning.

Replacement buses will run between Shrewsbury and Knighton, and also between Shrewsbury and Hereford.

On Monday, the 04:49 Shrewsbury to Llandrindod service will start from Knighton at 05:40, with a replacement bus running between Shrewsbury and Knighton.

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.