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 evening services between Chester / Llandudno Junction and Holyhead from Monday 22 to Friday 26 October

Start date
22/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street Crewe and Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead and 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead services will terminate at Llandudno Junction. Replacement buses will run between Llandudno Junction to Holyhead.
  • The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Holyhead.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central service will start from Llandudno Junction. Customers from Holyhead and Bangor should travel on the 04:48 Holyhead to London Euston service (calling at Bangor at 05:15), changing at Chester to join the 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central service.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.