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Last updated:Today at 04:05
Train companies affected:National Rail
Last updated:Today at 03:11
Train companies affected:South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Welshpool and Newtown on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 09 Dec 2023 to 10 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth


Engineering work is taking place between Welshpool and Newtown, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Buses replace trains between Welshpool and Newtown.

Some of these buses will extend to run between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

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.