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 evening trains between Shrewsbury / Chester and Crewe on Sunday 24 February

Start date
24/02/2019  00:00
End date
24/02/2019 
Route affected
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Transport for Wales between Cardif Central / Birmingham International / Shrewsbury and Chester

 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe from 22:05, closing all lines.

As a result:

  • The 21:09 Birmingham International to Chester service will be diverted via Wrexham General (not calling). Customers for Crewe should change at Shrewsbury for a replacement bus to Crewe.
  • The 21:12 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be diverted via Wrexham General (not calling). Customers for Yorton, Wem, Prees, Whitchurch, Wrenbury, Nantwich and Crewe should change at Shrewsbury for a replacement bus to Crewe.
  • The 23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury service will start at 23:19, and will be diverted via Wrexham General (not calling). A replacement bus will run between Crewe to Shrewsbury.

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

Bicycles:

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.