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.

No trains at Wolverhampton from Saturday 11 to Monday 13 April

Start date
11/04/2020  00:00
End date
13/04/2020 
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Shrewsbury / Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street and Blackpool North / Holyhead

CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Exeter St Davids / Paignton / Penzance and Manchester Piccadilly

London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Rugeley Trent Valley / Liverpool Lime Street

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International and Aberystwyth / Chester / Holyhead

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury and between Wolverhampton and Rugeley Trent Valley

 
TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastCrossCountryLondon Northwestern RailwayTransport for WalesWest Midlands Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Coseley and Penkridge, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast

  • Buses will replace trains between Wolverhampton and Stafford.
  • Trains will be diverted between Birmingham New Street and Stafford and will not call at Wolverhampton.

Avanti West Coast are also affected by engineering work in the Liverpool Lime Street and Carlisle areas.

CrossCountry

  • Trains will divert and will not call at Wolverhampton. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Wolverhampton and Stafford. 

London Northwestern Railway

  • Trains between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street will not run. Passengers are advised to travel on other operators services between Birmingham New Street and Stafford / Crewe. Customers please note that these trains are also affected by engineering work in the Liverpool area.
  • Local stopping trains between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton will run between Birmingham New Street and Tipton only.
  • Rail replacement buses will operate between Birmingham New Street / Tipton and Wolverhampton.
  • Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will run between London Euston and Birmingham New Street only and will operate to a special timetable between London Euston and Northampton.
  • Rail replacement buses will operate Wolverhampton and Stafford (via Penkridge), between Crewe and Runcorn and between Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway. Passengers are advised to travel on Merseyrail train services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Sunday only

  • Trains between Coventry and Crewe via Stoke-on-Trent will only run between Coventry and Birmingham New Street and between Stafford and Crewe.
  • Train services between Coventry and Crewe (via Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham New Street) will run between Stafford and Crewe (to an amended timetable) and between Coventry and Birmingham New Street.
  • Local stopping train services between Walsall / Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton will run between Walsall / Birmingham New Street and Tipton only. Rail replacement buses will operate between Tipton and Wolverhampton.
  • Train services between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury will run between Bilbrook and Shrewsbury only (to an amended timetable). Rail replacement buses will operate between Wolverhampton / Tipton and Telford Central. Passengers are advised to travel on other services between Wolverhampton / Tipton and Birmingham New Street.

London Northwestern Railway are also affected by engineering work in the Liverpool Lime Street area

Transport for Wales

  • Buses will replace trains between Birmingham International and Shrewsbury.

West Midlands Railway

  • Local stopping train services between Walsall / Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton will run between Walsall / Birmingham New Street and Tipton only. A replacement bus service will operate between Tipton and Wolverhampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.