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Last updated:Today at 16:32
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Amended service between Shrewsbury and Crewe until 17:30 on Sunday 30 June  

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Jun 2024 to 30 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Birmingham International and Chester: and between Milford Haven / Swansea / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly: and between Shrewsbury and Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly


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

Until 17:30:

As a result of engineering work between Shrewsbury and Wrexham, there will be an altered stopping service between Shrewsbury and Crewe, with some trains retimed, cancelled or replaced with a bus.

Further details of engineering work between Shrewsbury and Wrexham can be found here.

Nantwich customers travelling directly to / from Crewe or Shrewsbury are advised to travel on diverted long distance services.

For journeys to / from Wrenbury, Whitchurch, Prees, Wem, Yorton, the following changes will apply:


  • The 13:20 Crewe to Shrewsbury services will run later, departing Crewe at 14:24, calling all stations to Shrewsbury

  • The 15:20 Crewe to Shrewsbury service will not run

  • Buses will run between Crewe and Shrewsbury departing at 12:30 and 15:30, calling at all stations


  • The 12:24 Shrewsbury to Crewe service will run later, departing Shrewsbury at 13:16, calling all stations to Crewe

  • The 14:22 Shrewsbury to Crewe service will not run

  • The 16:24 Shrewsbury to Crewe service will run earlier throughout, departing Shrewsbury at 16:05

  • Buses will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe departing Shrewsbury at 11:30 and 14:30, calling all stations to Crewe

Check before you travel:

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