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Buses replace trains between Newport and Shrewsbury on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8  

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Engineering work details

Starts 07 Sep 2024 to 08 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and Shrewsbury / Crewe / Holyhead / Manchester Piccadilly


Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Shrewsbury, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central / Newport and Shrewsbury.

Train services between Shrewsbury and Swansea will stop to pick customers up only at Craven Arms and Church Stretton. Train services in the opposite direction between Swansea and Shrewsbury will stop for customers to disembark only at Church Stretton and Craven Arms.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.