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 services between Chester and Holyhead / Rhyl / Wrexham General on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October

Start date
26/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Cardiff Central and Holyhead and

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for WalesVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Wrexham Central / Holyhead, closing various lines.


Transport for Wales

Buses replace trains between Chester and Rhyl.

Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains are not affected by Saturdays engineering works.


Transport for Wales

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Rhyl / Wrexham General. Buses will also replace trains between Wrexham and Rhyl.

Virgin Trains

Buses replace trains between Chester and Holyhead. These buses have yet to be uploaded into the system.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Transport for Wales, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Virgin Trains, 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.