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Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Stafford on Sunday 29 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Sep 2024 to 29 Sep 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly

London Northwestern Railway services between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wolverhampton and Penkridge, closing some lines.

Until 15:10, no services will run between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

Avanti West Coast

Northbound services from London Euston towards Scotland will terminate at Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton.

Southbound services from Glasgow Central via the West Midlands will terminate at Preston / Crewe. Services between Glasgow Central and London Euston via Nuneaton will call additionally at Stafford and Nuneaton.

If you are travelling between Wolverhampton, Penkridge and Stafford, you should use replacement bus services supplied by London Northwestern Railway to complete your journey.

CrossCountry:

Before 15:10, buses will replace trains between Wolverhampton and Stafford / Stoke-on-Trent.

London Northwestern Railway

Services between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street will start / terminate at Stafford.

Replacement bus services will operate between Wolverhampton and Stafford. You should make use of alternate services between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry or London Northwestern Railway, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Avanti West Coast, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.

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