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 overnight services between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November

Start date
19/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, closing the line.

Monday to Friday - the following services will be replaced by a bus between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth:

20:04 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth

20:32 Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth

22:30 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

23:40 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

Tuesday to Friday - The 04:53 Machynlleth to Aberystwyth service will start later at 04:56.

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.