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 Chester on Sunday 28 October

Start date
28/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International / Shrewsbury and Chester and between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International and Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester, closing all lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between these stations all day.

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.