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 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April

Start date
16/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham New Street to Hednesford

TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Walsall and Hednesford, closing some lines.

As a result, the 23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford service will terminate at Walsall. A rail replacement bus service will operate, departing Walsall at 23:56, Bloxwich at 00:06, Bloxwich North at 00:08, Landywood at 00:18, Cannock at 00:29, and arriving at Hednesford at 00:38.

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.