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Buses replace trains to / from Wolverhampton on Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Route(s) affected

All services to / from / via Wolverhampton

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Avanti West Coast:

Trains will not call at Wolverhampton.

Trains that usually run between Wolverhampton and London Euston will run between Birmingham New Street and London Euston only. Trains to / from Shrewsbury / Wrexham General will not run.

Trains between London and North West England / Scotland via Birmingham New Street will be diverted to run via an alternative route between Birmingham New Street and Stafford.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton via Sandwell & Dudley.

  • Wolverhampton and Stafford.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Wolverhampton.

Replacement buses will run between Stafford and Wolverhampton.

London Northwestern Railway / West Midlands Railway:

Train services between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Crewe only.

Trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will run between Shrewsbury and Bilbrook only.

Train services between Wolverhampton and Walsall will run between Birmingham New Street and Walsall only (local stopping services between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street will not run).

Rail replacement buses will operate between Crewe & Wolverhampton, between Bilbrook / Wolverhampton & Birmingham New Street and between Wolverhampton & Birmingham New Street (calling at all intermediate stations).

Transport for Wales:

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham International all day.

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.