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 trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth from Saturday 15 May until Sunday 27 June

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Routes between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth

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Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth over a period of several weeks, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Machynlleth.

More details on this project, which will involve raising the height of Black Bridge, near Machynlleth to prevent future flooding, can be found on the Network Rail website here.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, 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.