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No service between Wolverhampton and Stafford on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April  

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Manchester Piccdilly / Holyhead / Blackpool North / Preston / Lancaster / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

CrossCountry between Plymouth / Paignton / Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly

London Northwestern Railway between Coventry / Birmingham New Street and Crewe / Liverpool Lime Street


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

Avanti West Coast:

No service will operate between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

2 trains per hour will run between London Euston and Birmingham New Street. One of these services every other hour will be extended to / from Wolverhampton.

There will be no direct service between London Euston and Shrewsbury.

Services to / from the North / Scotland will start / terminate at Crewe.

Additionally, the 18:30 London Euston to Glasgow Central service (Saturday only) will terminate at Preston.


Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

London Northwestern Railway:

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton and between Stafford and Liverpool Lime Street (to a reduced frequency).

Rail replacement buses will run between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

On Saturday, the 05:56 Wolverhampton to Birmingham New Street service will not run and the 06:02 Walsall to Wolverhampton service will start from Birmingham New Street (at 06:41).

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.