Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended evening train service between Shrewsbury and Wrexham from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 May

Start date
20/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury and Wrexham Central / Chester / Manchester Piccadilly and also between Wrexham Central and Bidston

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Wrexham overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 21:06 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will run as normal to Shrewsbury, then divert via Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly. An additional train will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly at 23:22. A replacement bus will run from Shrewsbury to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 21:57 Wrexham Central to Bidston service will terminate at Wrexham General. A replacement bus will run from Wrexham General to Bidston.
  • The 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton service will start from Shrewsbury. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Wolverhampton.
  • The 22:56 Bidston to Wrexham General will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester services will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.