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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Nantwich from Monday 18 to Friday 22 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 18 Mar 2024 to 22 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury and Crewe


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

The following trains will be diverted to run via Wrexham, with extended journey times:

Monday to Thursday:

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe service.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:54 Crewe to Cardiff Central service.

The 05:19 Crewe to Shrewsbury service.

Replacement buses will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Nantwich.

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.