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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Crewe and Chester from Monday 1 to Friday 5 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 01 Jan 2024 to 05 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Crewe and Chester


Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Crewe, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning. ​​​​​​​

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:15 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be diverted via Wrexham. A replacement bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.

The 23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:46 Chester to Crewe service will be replaced by a bus.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.