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 Shrewsbury and Knighton / Hereford from 21:45 on Friday 5 to 05:00 Monday 8 October

Start date
05/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly / Crewe / Shrewsbury and Swansea / Cardiff Central / Maesteg / Carmarthen / Milford Haven / Fishguard Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Hereford, and also between Shrewsbury and Knighton, closing all lines.


The 18:21 Swansea to Shrewsbury service will terminate at Knighton. A replacement bus will run from Knighton to Shrewsbury.

Saturday and Sunday:

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


The 04:49 Shrewsbury to Llandrindod service will start from Knighton at 05:40, with a replacement bus running from Shrewsbury to 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.