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 late night / early morning Transport for Wales service between Crewe and Chester from Monday 27 to Friday 31 May

Start date
27/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Crewe and Chester

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Chester from 23:30 each night, closing all lines.

Monday - Thursday

The following alterations will be in place:

  • 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester will terminate at Shrewsbury. Customers travelling to Chester should use the 23:40 Shrewsbury to Chester and customers travelling to Crewe should catch the 23:27.
  • 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead will terminate at Crewe at 00:10. Replacement road transport will operate between Crewe and Chester.
  • 23:30 Crewe to Chester will depart earlier at 23:06.

Tuesday - Friday

The following alterations will be in place:

  • An addition service will operate between Chester and Holyhead at 00:40.
  • 05:45 Chester to Wrexham General will run later at 05:51.
  • 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street will start from Crewe at 04:59. Replacement road transport will operate between Chester and Crewe at 03:50.
  • 04:50 Crewe to Milford Haven will start at Shrewsbury. An additional 04:50 Crewe to Shrewsbury service will run.
  • 04:59 Chester to Crewe will depart later at 05:30.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.