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Buses replace early morning trains between Wolverhampton and Birmingham International on Sunday 31 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 31 Mar 2024 to 31 Mar 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between Wolverhampton and London Euston

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street

London Northwestern Railway between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street

Transport for Wales between Chester / Shrewsbury and Birmingham International

West Midlands Railway between Wolverhampton and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, closing some lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Until 10:30, services that run via Birmingham New Street will be diverted via Bescot.

CrossCountry:

The 09:01 and 10:01 Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly services will both be retimed to depart a few minutes earlier than usual at 08:57 and 09:57 respectively.

London Northwestern Railway:

Until 10:20 buses will replace trains between Wolverhampton and Birmingam New Street.

Transport for Wales:

  • The 08:09 Shrewsbury to Birmingham International service will terminate at Wolverhampton.

  • The 09:17 Shrewsbury to Birmingham International service will terminate at Wolverhampton.

  • The 10:06 Birmingham International to Aberystwyth service will start at Wolverhampton.

  • The 11:08 Birmingham International to Chester service will start at Wolverhampton.

Rail replacement buses will run between Wolverhampton and Birmingham International.

West Midlands Railway:

Until 10:20 buses will replace trains 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.