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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 16 Mar 2024 to 17 Mar 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between Shrewsbury and London Euston

Transport for Wales between Aberystwyth / Machynlleth and Birmingham International

West Midlands Railway between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street


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

Avanti West Coast:


  • The 05:27 Wolverhampton to London Euston, starts from Birmingham New Street.

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

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


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

  • The 17:21 Birmingham New Street to London Euston, will not run.

  • The 10:17 Preston to Birmingham New Street, will not run.

  • The 18:15 London Euston to Shrewsbury, terminates at Wolverhampton.

Transport for Wales:

No trains will run between Shrewsbury and Birmingham International.

Replacement buses will run between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton. For travel between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, you should use other train services.

West Midlands Railway:

Train services between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will not run. Rail replacement buses will operate between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton. Passengers 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.