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 Newport / Knighton on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October

Start date
13/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Transport for Wales between Holyhead / Crewe / Shrewsbury and Newport / Cardiff Central / Maesteg / Carmarthen / Milford Haven, and Heart of Wales Line services between Shrewsbury and Swansea

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Newport / Knighton, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Newport.

Heart of Wales Line trains will be replaced by buses 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.