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 overnight Transport for Wales services to / from Crewe from Monday 22 to Friday 26 October

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

Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Cardiff Central and Crewe / Chester

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe each evening, closing all lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service will be diverted to run via Wrexham and Chester, extending journey times. A replacement bus will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Nantwich, calling at all booked stations.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:49 Crewe to Milford Haven service will start from Chester at 04:44, and will run via Wrexham Central. Customers from Crewe should use alternative rail services.

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.