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 / early morning trains between Crewe and Chester from Monday 31 August to Friday 4 September

Start date
31/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International and Chester / Llandudno Junction / Llandudno / Bangor / Holyhead

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Chester, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Between 23:30 and 06:10 each night, buses will replace trains between Crewe and Chester.

Services between Cardiff and Chester / North Wales will be diverted to run via Wrexham. Train services between Birmingham and Chester / Holyhead will be amended to run between Birmingham and Crewe only.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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