Service alteration details

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Find out details about how services are running and be informed on any disruption on your journey.

Buses replace trains between Lichfield City and Lichfield Trent Valley until further notice

Incident created
01/05/2022 04:26
Last updated
21/05/2022 16:41
Route affected

Between Bromsgrove / Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley

TOC(s) affected
West Midlands Railway;

Repair work is needed on platform 3 at Lichfield Trent Valley. Until this has been completed, trains are unable to run between Lichfield City and Lichfield Trent Valley. We do not currently have a robust estimate for when the line will re-open.

Customer Advice

A shuttle bus service is running between Lichfield City and Lichfield Trent Valley. 

Buses from Lichfield City to Lichfield Trent Valley arrive on the platform 2 overflow carpark, buses from Lichfield Trent Valley to Lichfield City depart from the platform 1 carpark.

The shuttle bus takes up to 15 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Although West Midlands Railway plan to run on a 10 minute frequency, please allow additional time for your journey to ensure minimal disruption to your day.

You may also use your tickets on London Northwestern Railway services between Birmingham New Street and Stafford, to connect with trains to Lichfield Trent Valley.

If you hold a car parking permit for Lichfield Trent Valley, it will be valid for parking at Rugeley Trent Valley or Tamworth, if you wish to board Crewe / London Euston services from these stations instead. 

Where can I find more information?

You can find more information by visiting the West Midlands Railway website

Check before you travel:
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For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility 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.

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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