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Last updated:Today at 10:58
Train companies affected:South Western Railway
Last updated:Yesterday at 02:21
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains between Crewe and Stafford via Stoke-on-Trent after 22:00 on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 10 Dec 2023 to 13 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

London Northwestern Railway between Crewe and Stafford


Engineering work is taking place between Stoke-on-Trent and Rugeley Trent Valley, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

After 22:00 each evening train services between Crewe and Stafford (via Stoke-on-Trent) will be diverted and will not call at Alsagar, Kidsgrove, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent and Stone.

Rail replacement buses will run between Crewe and Stafford, calling at all stations.

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.