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 services between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 September

Start date
24/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Cardiff / Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly, closing some lines.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury will be diverted via an alternative route. A bus will run from Stockport to Crewe, calling at Wilmslow. There is no connection to Shrewsbury from the bus service.

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.