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.

Buses replace late night trains between Crewe and Chester from Monday 19 until Thursday 22 August

Start date
19/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

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

From approximately 23:30, buses will replace trains between Crewe and Chester.

The following alterations will apply to late night trains:

  • 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will terminate at Shrewsbury. An additional train will be provided from Shrewsbury to Chester
  • 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe.
  • 23:30 Crewe to Chester will be retimed to depart at 23:06
  • 04:59 Chester to Crewe service will depart at the later time of 05:30

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.