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 service between Wrexham and Shrewsbury from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June

Start date
03/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham and Shrewsbury, closing lines overnight from Monday evening to Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Chester at 23:22. An additional train service will run at 21:04 from Birmingham International to Chester via Shrewsbury and Crewe. A replacement bus will run between Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 21:55 Wrexham Central to Bidston service will terminate at Wrexham General. A replacement bus will run between Wrexham General and Bidston.
  • The 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton service will start from Shrewsbury at 23:26. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Wolverhampton.
  • The 22:56 Bidston to Wrexham General service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester service 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.