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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 24 Feb 2024 to 25 Feb 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between Preston / Shrewsbury / Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street / London Euston

Transport for Wales between Aberstwyth / Holyhead / Chester / Shrewsbury / Manchester Picadilly and Birmingham International

West Midlands Railway between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street


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

Avanti West Coast:

The following services will be amended / cancelled / added:


  • 07:04 Shrewsbury to London Euston, will not run.

  • 06:18 Preston to London Euston, will be retimed, calling additionally at Rugby, Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction.

  • 18:00 London Euston to Wolverhampton is retimed, calling additionally at Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central and Rugby.

  • 18:16 London Euston to Shrewsbury, will not run.


  • 11:12 Shrewsbury to London Euston, will not run.

  • 10:17 Preston to Birmingham New Street, will not run. A service will run at 10:17 from Preston to London Euston. 18.15 London Euston to Shrewsbury, will terminate at Wolverhampton.

Transport for Wales:

No service will operate between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton / Birmingham International.

Rail replacement buses will run between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton

West Midlands Railway:

Train services between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will not run.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

You are advised to travel on other services between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street.

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.