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 Shrewsbury and Chester from Monday 5 to Thursday 8 October

Start date
05/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham International and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Late night engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester, closing the line.

Each night between 22:20 and 04:25, finishing 04:25 Friday morning, buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.