Service alteration details

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Buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice

Incident created
17/03/2019 16:46
Last updated
24/04/2019 02:32
Route affected
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Between Llandudno Junction / Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog

 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales;
Description

Following the severe weather events on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March, damage has occurred to the infrastructure in multiple locations along the Conwy Valley line. Trains are unable to run between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog until further notice.

How does this affect my journey?

Until the line reopens, buses will replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The line is expected to remain closed as significant repair work must be undertaken. Once more accurate updates are received by Network Rail engineers, disruption information will be updated to reflect a reopening date.

You can view images of the damage here.

Bus information:

The buses will reflect the normal train timetable, subject to traffic conditions. Customers with restricted mobility and bus accessibility restrictions (e.g. wheelchairs, mobility scooters) will be provided with special transport arrangements. We strongly advise that such customers contact Transport for Wales as far in advance of planned journeys as possible.

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 are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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