• Planned Service Alterations

    At times it is unavoidable that Network Rail infrastructure improvement works may affect some of our services, meaning alterations to the scheduled timetables. Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail apologise for any inconvenience that these temporary alterations may cause.

    We advise passengers intending to travel to enquire before starting their journey for full details of altered trains, onward connections and additional road transport. Details of alterations can be obtained below or from your local staffed booking office.

    For details on Planned Service Alterations and changes to timetables on other train operators can be found by contacting National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or by visiting www.nationalrail.co.uk.

    Please note: It is regretted that dogs (except guide dogs), cycles, prams and large items of luggage cannot be conveyed on replacement road coach services. 

    Engineering Works Map
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Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 14 to Friday 18 April 2014

Start:
14/04/2014 01:00:00
End
19/04/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales routes with the following trains amended:

20:04 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham International to Aberystwyth, bus replaces train between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.  

21:04 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and terminate at Chester, a connecting bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.

23:14 (Monday to Thursday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted and run non-stop, a bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester calling at stations (except Warrington Bank Quay) normally served by the train.

23:15 (Monday to Thursday) Cardiff Central to Carmarthen, will be diverted via Rhoose with a bus from Cardiff Central to Bridgend connecting with the train.

23:53 (Monday to Thursday) Aberystwyth to Machynlleth, bus replaces train throughout.

00:25 (Tuesday to Friday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, bus replaces train throughout. 

04:35 (Tuesday to Friday) Machynlleth to Aberystwyth, bus replaces train throughout.  

05:14 (Tuesday to Friday) Aberystwyth to Birmingham International, bus replaces train between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth. 

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Amended services in the Warrington Bank Quay area after 11:00 on Saturday 19 and all day on Sunday 20 April 2014

Start:
19/04/2014 01:00:00
End
21/04/2014 00:59:00

Engineering is taking place in the Warrington Bank Quay area closing some lines.

From 11:00 Saturday and all day Sunday 

Arriva Trains Wales services are diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester and will run non stop. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Newton-le-Willows calling at all stations.

Northern Rail trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Bank Quay are replaced by buses between Earlestown and Warrington Bank Quay. These buses are extended to run to / from Newton-le-Willows. Trains between Chester / Ellesmere Port and Warrington Bank Quay are replaced by buses throughout.

Northern Rail are not affected by this engineering work on Sunday.

Virgin Trains are diverted between Crewe and Wigan North Western and will not call at Warrington Bank Quay but will call additionally at Manchester Piccadilly. Buses will run between Crewe and Wigan North Western.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales - trains between Manchester Airport and Llandudno via Newton-le-Willows

Northern Rail - Trains between Liverpool Lime Street / Ellesmere Port and Warrington Bank Quay also between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport

Virgin Trains - trains between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester from 22:50 on Sunday 20 April 2014

Start:
20/04/2014 01:00:00
End
21/04/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Chester, closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway until 12:40 on Sunday 20 April 2014

Start:
20/04/2014 01:00:00
End
20/04/2014 14:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Ebbw Vale Parkway closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway. 

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner 

Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway


Amended 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 20 April 2014

Start:
20/04/2014 01:00:00
End
20/04/2014 04:00:00

Engineering is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central closing the line.

The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service is replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Trains between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 21 to Friday 25 April 2014

Start:
21/04/2014 01:00:00
End
26/04/2014 00:59:00

Overnight engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday  

  • After 20:35 each night (Mon-Thur), buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway  
  • 20:05 Clarbeston Road to Fishguard Harbour. This train is cancelled and replaced by a bus 
  • 20:50 Fishguard Harbour to Carmarthen. This train starts forward from Clarbeston Road at 21:20. A replacement bus will run from Fishguard Harbour to Clarbeston Road departing at the earlier time of 20:45
  • 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly. This train is diverted and terminates at Chester. A replacement bus will operate from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly calling at affected stations. Please note this bus will not call at Warrington Bank Quay
  • 22:12 and 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester. These services will run as booked to Warrington Bank Quay and then replaced by buses between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester

Tuesday to Friday

  • 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester. This train is cancelled and replaced by a bus 

Planning your Journey

For full details of theses changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries  Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Warrington Bank Quay on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April 2014

Start:
26/04/2014 01:00:00
End
28/04/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place in the Earlestown area closing the line.

Trains will be diverted and not call at stations between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, buses will run calling at all stations normally served by the train.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:
 Between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester (via Warrington Bank Quay)

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose until 12:00 on Sunday 27 April 2014

Start:
27/04/2014 01:00:00
End
27/04/2014 13:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert / Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose 


Amended 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 27 April 2014

Start:
27/04/2014 01:00:00
End
27/04/2014 07:00:00

Engineering is taking place between Carmarthen and Bridgend with all lines closed.

The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 28 April to Friday 2 May 2014

Start:
28/04/2014 01:00:00
End
03/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead, terminates at Rhyl, a connecting bus will run from Rhyl to Holyhead.

20:37 Holyhead to Crewe, terminates at Chester, passengers to travel onward on the 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly, starts from Wrexham General.

21:04 Birmingham International to Shrewsbury (additional), connects with a bus for passengers travelling from Shrewsbury to Chester.

21:54 Aberdare to Penarth, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Penarth.

22:00 Chester to Holyhead, bus replaces train between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa, bus replaces train between Newport and Cheltenham Spa.

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton, starts earlier at 22:20.

22:36 Chester to Wrexham General (additional), connects with a bus for passengers travelling from Wrexham General to Wolverhampton (calling at all stations). 

22:55 Birmingham New St to Holyhead, bus replaces train between Rhyl and Holyhead. Passengers travelling on the 02:40 Dublin ferry must travel earlier to make a connection.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Barry Island.

23:26 Penarth to Cardiff, bus replaces train throughout.

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central will start from Rhyl at 05:31. A bus will operate between Holyhead and Llandudno Junction.

04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe, will start from Rhyl, with no alternate transport between Llandudno Junction and Rhyl.

05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central, with no alternate transport between Barry Island and Cardiff Central.

Friday

Trains between Newport and Cardiff may be retimed to all destinations with extended journey times.

Some trains to and from Manchester Piccadilly will call at additionally at either Pontypool & New Inn, Craven Arms or Church Stretton.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Amended service between Newport and Cardiff on Saturday 3 until Friday 9 May 2014

Start:
03/05/2014 01:00:00
End
10/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff with 2 out of 4 lines closed.

Arriva Trains Wales

Saturday

Some trains to and from Manchester Piccadilly will call at additionally at either Pontypool & New Inn, Craven Arms or Church Stretton.

Saturday to Friday

Trains travelling between Newport and Cardiff may be retimed to all destinations with extended journey times.

CrossCountry

Trains to and from Cardiff Central may be retimed slightly later than the normal timetable.

First Great Western 

Saturday

Trains to Cardiff Central and beyond are retimed to terminate slightly later than the normal timetable.

07:21 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Newport and Cardiff Central. 

08:00, 09:00 Cardiff Central to Taunton, start at Newport, passengers should use rail connections from Cardiff Central to Newport.

10:00 and hourly until 19:00 Cardiff Central to Taunton trains will depart earlier at 09:55 and hourly until 18:55.

20:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Newport and Cardiff Central. 

21:00, 22:00 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads, start slightly earlier than the normal timetable.

22:00 London Paddington to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Newport and Cardiff Central.  

Sunday

07:45 Cardiff Central to London Paddington and 08:05 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour, buses replaces train between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Monday to Wednesday

Trains from Taunton (some from beyond) will operate to an amended timetable, some will incur additional journey time between Newport and Cardiff Central, others will terminate at Newport with rail connections available from Newport to Cardiff Central.

08:00 Cardiff Central to Paignton will depart 07:55.

09:00 Cardiff Central to Plymouth and 21.00 Cardiff Central to Westbury will start from Newport, passengers should use rail connections from Cardiff Central to Newport.

10:00 and hourly until 20:00 Cardiff Central to Taunton trains will operate to an amended timetable, some will depart earlier than normal, others will start from Newport with rail connections from Cardiff Central to Newport.

Tuesday to Friday

Some trains will start or terminate at Newport with bus / rail connections between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Newport and Cardiff.


No Arriva Trains Wales services between Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street on Sunday 4 and Monday 5 May 2014

Start:
04/05/2014 01:00:00
End
06/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place at Birmingham International.

Arriva Trains Wales services which usually run to and from Birmingham International will start / terminate at Birmingham New Street and not call at Birmingham International.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:
Arriva Trains Wales services to and from Birmingham International

Amended 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central on Sunday 4 May 2014

Start:
04/05/2014 01:00:00
End
04/05/2014 06:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Bridgend with all lines closed.

The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner  

Routes Affected:
Trains between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central

CANCELLED - Engineering work between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from 23:20 on Saturday 3 May and on Sunday 4 May

Start:
04/05/2014 01:00:00
End
05/05/2014 00:59:00

The engineering work scheduled to take place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly been cancelled and trains will now run normally on this route.

To get options for your journey please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:
Arriva Trains Wales services between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 4 May 2014

Start:
04/05/2014 01:00:00
End
04/05/2014 13:30:00

 Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, connecting into / out of trains to Treherbert, Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Routes through Radyr


Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 5 to Friday 9 May 2014

Start:
05/05/2014 01:00:00
End
10/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales routes with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen, will be diverted between Port Talbot and Swansea with a connecting bus from Port Talbot to Carmarthen calling at stations normally served by the train. 

22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa, bus replaces train between Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa. 

22:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Pontypridd and Cardiff Central.

22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

22:46 Cardiff Central to Treherbert, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

22:55 Cardiff Central to Radyr, bus replaces train throughout.

23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, will be diverted with a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester calling at stations normally served by the train (except Warrington Bank Quay).

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island, bus replaces train between Radyr and Cardiff Central.

Tuesday to Thursday

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly, bus replaces train between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly (not calling at Warrington Bank Quay).

Tuesday to Friday

00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, bus replaces train throughout.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea, bus replaces train between Llanelli and Swansea.

04:30 Swansea to Shrewsbury, bus replaces train between Swansea and Llanelli.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Amended service between Newport and Cardiff Central on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May 2014

Start:
10/05/2014 01:00:00
End
12/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff Central closing some lines.

Saturday

Arriva Trains Wales services may start earlier or later than the normal timetable.

First Great Western services will have journey times extended between Newport and Cardiff Central. 

Sunday

Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central.

Passengers for Fishguard Harbour travelling on the on the 08:30 London Paddington to Newport should change at Newport for a non stop bus service to Fishguard Harbour arriving at 13:18

Journey times will be extended by up to 60 minutes.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Trains between Newport and Cardiff Central


Amended 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central on Sunday 11 May 2014

Start:
11/05/2014 01:00:00
End
11/05/2014 05:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Pembrey & Burry Port with all lines closed.

 The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner 

Routes Affected:

Trains between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 12 to Friday 16 May 2014

Start:
12/05/2014 01:00:00
End
16/05/2014 08:00:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

  • 20:13 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly. This train terminates at Crewe and is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly
  • 20:50 Cardiff Central to Chester. This train terminates at Crewe and is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Through passengers for Chester should change at Shrewsbury for a rail connection, arriving Chester at 00:35 
  • 21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend. This train terminates at Barry and is replaced by a bus between Barry and Bridgend
  • 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury. This train is diverted and will be unable to call at Wilmslow. Passengers should travel on the replacement bus service calling at Stockport, Wilmslow and Crewe
  • 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead. This train terminates at Crewe. Passengers should travel on the 23:35 replacement bus service from Crewe to Chester and then connect into the 00:40 (Tues to Fri) Chester to Holyhead service for onward journeys to Holyhead
  • 23:23 Crewe to Chester. This train is cancelled and replaced by a bus 

Tuesday to Friday mornings 

  • 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street. This train starts forward from Crewe. Passengers should travel on the earlier 03:50 replacement bus service from Chester to Crewe
  • 04:55 Chester to Crewe. This train is cancelled. Passengers should travel on the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Newport and Cardiff Central on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 May 2014

Start:
17/05/2014 01:00:00
End
19/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Cardiff Central closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

Trains may be amended / retimed and not run the full timetable route and passengers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Saturday

Buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central. 

Trains between Ebbw Vale Parkway and Cardiff Central are amended to run between Ebbw Vale Parkway and Newport, passengers should use buses to / from Cardiff Central.  

Sunday

Until 15:00 buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central. 

All day buses replace trains between Ebbw Vale Parkway and Cardiff Central.

CrossCountry

Sunday

Until 15:00 buses replace trains between Newport and Cardiff Central.

First Great Western

Saturday & Sunday

Trains may be amended / retimed and not run the full timetable route and passengers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of the changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly / Holyhead / Crewe / Cheltenham Spa / Gloucester / Shrewsbury / Hereford and Cardiff Central / Barry Island / Maesteg / Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Fishguard Harbour and also to / from Ebbw Vale Parkway.

CrossCountry between Nottingham / Birmingham New Street / Gloucester and Cardiff Central.

First Great Western between London Paddington and Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen / Pembroke Dock also between Taunton / Weston-super-Mare / Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central / Swansea and also between Brighton / Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central


Amended service between Swansea and Fishguard Harbour from 23:30 Saturday 17 May until 08:30 Sunday 18 May 2014

Start:
18/05/2014 00:00:00
End
18/05/2014 09:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Pembrey & Bury Port.

The 23:47 train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour will be replaced by bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central train will be replaced by a bus.

The 02:50 bus service from Carmarthen to Swansea will now depart Carmarthen at 03:30.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner  

Routes Affected:
Trains between Swansea and Fishguard Harbour

Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May 2014

Start:
19/05/2014 01:00:00
End
24/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney will be replaced by a bus from Cardiff Central to Rhymney.

The 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach will be replaced by a bus from Cardfiff Central to Ystrad Mynach.

Monday to Friday

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen will be diverted and not call at Swansea. A bus service will run between Neath and Carmarthen.

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea will be replaced by a bus from Llanelli to Swansea.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:35 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly has been retimed to start earlier at 04:30.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Fishguard Harbour from 23:30 on Saturday 24 to 08:30 on Sunday 25 May 2014

Start:
25/05/2014 00:30:00
End
24/05/2014 09:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pembrey & Burry Port with various line closures.

23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

01:48 (Sunday) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

02:50 (Sunday) bus from Carmarthen to Swansea will start at 03:30.

Planning your Journey 

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central/Swansea and Carmarthen/Fishguard Harbour.


Engineering work between Smethwick Rolfe Street and Penkridge and also between Stafford and Chester/Sandbach on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 May 2014

Start:
25/05/2014 01:00:00
End
27/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering is taking place between Smethwick Rolfe Street and Penkridge and also between Stafford and Chester/Sandbach with various line closures.

Arriva Trains Wales

Until 12:35 on Sunday trains between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly are diverted, buses will run on the normal route between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly. 

Until 12:35 on Sunday buses replace trains between Crewe and Chester. 

On Sunday & Monday Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury services are diverted with buses running on the normal route. 

CrossCountry

Trains will be diverted and not call at Wolverhampton, buses will run between Wolverhampton and Stafford.

The 08:27 (Sunday) Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth and 09:01 (Sunday) Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and not call at Crewe and Wilmslow. 

London Midland

Sunday

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Crewe/Liverpool Lime Street will not run. Buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton and Crewe and also between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Passengers are advised to travel on Merseyrail trains between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.

Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton (local services) will be replaced by buses throughout. 

09:48 Rugeley Trent Valley to Birmingham New Street, bus replaces train at 08:48 from Rugeley Trent Valley to Walsall.

22:40 Birmingham New Street to Rugeley Trent Valley will not run. Passengers should travel on the 22:17 Birmingham New Street to Walsall for a connecting bus to Rugeley Trent Valley.

Monday

Until 07:00 trains between Birmingham New Street and Crewe/Liverpool Lime Street will not run. Buses will run between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton and Crewe and also between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Passengers are advised to travel on Merseyrail trains between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.

After 07:00 trains between Birmingham New Street and Crewe/Liverpool Lime Street will terminate/start at Stafford, buses will run between Birmingham New Street and  Stafford

Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton (local services) will be replaced by buses throughout.

Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury services, buses replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Telford. 

Redditch to Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street to Walsall/Rugeley Trent Valley services will run to an amended timetable.

23:18 Birmingham New Street to Hednesford, bus replaces train throughout.

Northern Rail

Until 12:35 Sunday buses replace trains between Sandbach and Crewe. 

Virgin Trains

London Euston to Wolverhampton services will not run, passengers should use alternative services from/to Birmingham New Street and buses between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton.

Planning your Journey

For full details of the changes to Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, London Midland, Northern Rail and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham New Street/Crewe and Chester/Manchester Piccadilly/Shrewsbury.

CrossCountry between Penzance/Plymouth/Paignton/Bristol Temple Meads/Bournemouth/Southampton Central/Reading/ Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley/Wolverhampton/Shrewsbury/Crewe/Liverpool Lime Street.

Northern Rail between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe. 

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Wolverhampton/Glasgow Central/Edinburgh.


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway on Sunday 25 May 2014

Start:
25/05/2014 01:00:00
End
26/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway with some lines closed.

Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Parkway services will be replaced by buses throughout.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central/Newport and Hereford after 22:30 on Sunday 25 May 2014

Start:
25/05/2014 23:30:00
End
26/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Hereford with some lines closed.

20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

21:00 Carmarthen to Hereford, bus replaces train between Newport and Hereford.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Carmarthen/Cardiff Central and Hereford/Manchester Piccadilly.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 May 2014

Start:
26/05/2014 01:00:00
End
30/05/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales routes with the following trains amended:

23:15 (Monday to Wednesday) Cardiff Central to Carmarthen, will be diverted via Rhoose with a bus from Cardiff Central to Bridgend connecting with the train.

21:04 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly wll be diverted and terminate at Chester, a connecting bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly (not calling at Warrington Bank Quay).

23:14 (Monday to Thursday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted and run non-stop, a bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester calling at stations (except Warrington Bank Quay) normally served by the train.

00:25 (Tuesday to Friday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, bus replaces train throughout. 

Planning your Journey

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

Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway on Saturday 31 May 2014

Start:
31/05/2014 01:00:00
End
01/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Ebbw Vale Parkway closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour, Carmarthen, Swansea and Cardiff Central after approximately 23:30 on Saturday 31 May 2014

Start:
31/05/2014 01:00:00
End
01/06/2014 09:30:00

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Pembrey & Burry Port closing the line. The following trains are amended: 

On Saturday night, the 23:45 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

On Sunday morning, the 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will not run and is replaced by a bus and the 02:50 Carmarthen to Swansea replacement bus will depart Carmarthen at the later time of 03:30.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
 Between Fishguard Harbour, Carmarthen, Swansea and Cardiff Central 

Buses replace trains between Hereford, Newport and Cardiff Central after approximately 22:30 on Sunday 1 June 2014

Start:
01/06/2014 01:00:00
End
02/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Hereford and Cardiff Central after approximately 22:30 closing the line. The following trains are amended:

  • 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central. This train terminates at Hereford and is replaced by a bus between Hereford and Cardiff Central
  • 21:00 Carmarthen to Hereford. This train terminates at Newport and is replaced by a bus between Newport and Hereford

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
 Between manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central

Buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil until 16:00 on Sunday 1 June 2014

Start:
01/06/2014 01:00:00
End
01/06/2014 17:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil closing all lines.

Until 16:00, buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
 All routes through Radyr

Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester on Sunday 1 June 2014

Start:
01/06/2014 01:00:00
End
02/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham General and Chester closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International, Shrewsbury, Chester and Holyhead 

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway on Sunday 1 June 2014

Start:
01/06/2014 01:00:00
End
02/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
 Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway

Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 June 2014

Start:
02/06/2014 01:00:00
End
06/06/2014 07:00:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Thursday

  • After approximately 22:00, buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester 
  • 22:12 and 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester. These services are both diverted between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester, not calling at Runcorn East, Frodsham or Helsby. Replacement buses will operate from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester, calling at these stations

Tuesday to Friday

  • 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester. This train is cancelled and replaced by a bus

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:
 Some Arriva Trains Wales routes

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April 2014

Start:
07/06/2014 01:00:00
End
09/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Ebbw Vale Parkway closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway. 

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway


Amended 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 8 June 2014

Start:
08/06/2014 01:00:00
End
08/06/2014 07:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthenand Cardiff Central closing the line.

The 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central is replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 8 June 2014

Start:
08/06/2014 01:00:00
End
09/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

 All routes through Radyr


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose until 12:00 on Sunday 8 June 2014

Start:
08/06/2014 01:00:00
End
08/06/2014 14:00:00

Until 12:00, engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil / Treherbert / Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose 


Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester on Sunday 8 June 2014

Start:
08/06/2014 01:00:00
End
09/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham General and Chester closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham International, Shrewsbury, Chester and Holyhead 


Amended Arriva Trains Wales service from Monday 9 to Friday 13 June 2014

Start:
09/06/2014 01:00:00
End
13/06/2014 08:00:00

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of Arriva Trains Wales routes with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead, bus replaces train from Wrexham General and Chester.

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will terminate at Chester, a bus will run from Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly.

21:54 Aberdare to Penarth, bus replaces train from Cardiff Central to Penarth.

22:15 Maesteg to Cheltenham Spa, bus replaces train from Newport and Cheltenham Spa.

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton, buses replaces train from and Chester and Wrexham General. 

22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central will be diverted via Pontyclun. A bus will run from Bridgend to Cardiff Central calling at stations normally served by the train.

23:00 Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train from Gloucester and Cardiff Central.

23:14 Radyr to Barry Island, bus replaces train from Cardiff Central to Barry Island.

23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester, bus replaces train from Wrexham General and Chester.

Tuesday to Friday

05:16 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central. There will be no bus replacement service between Barry Island and Cardiff.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester on Sunday 15 June 2014

Start:
15/06/2014 01:00:00
End
16/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham General and Chester with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Wrexham General and Chester.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Wrexham General and Birmingham International and also Cardiff Central and Holyhead.


Buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 15 June 2014

Start:
15/06/2014 01:00:00
End
16/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Taffs Well and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Taffs Well and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island / Bridgend / Cardiff Central and Treherbert / Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central on Sunday 15 June 2014

Start:
15/06/2014 01:00:00
End
16/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff with all lines closed.

01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central.


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 16 to Friday 20 June 2014

Start:
16/06/2014 01:00:00
End
21/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wrexham General and Chester after 22:00 from Monday to Thursday.

Buses will replace trains between these stations.

Engineering work is taking place between Pontypridd and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil after 23:30 from Monday to Thursday.

The following trains will be affected:

  • 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare will terminate at Cardiff Central. Passengers should use the 22:46 Cardiff Central to Pontypridd services and then a bus replacement between Pontypridd and Aberdare.
  • 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil will terminate at Pontypridd. A replacement bus service will run between Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil
  • 22:44 Barry Island to Pontypridd will terminate at Radyr. A replacement bus service will run between Radyr and Pontypridd

Engineering work is taking place between Swansea and Llanelli after 22:45 from Monday to Friday.

Buses replace trains between Swansea and Llanelli.

The 19:30 Manchester to Carmarthen train is diverted between Port Talbot and Swansea with a bus between Port Talbot and Carmarthen for intermediate stations.

Planning Your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Cheltenham Spa and Lydney until 16:40 on Sunday 21 June 2014

Start:
21/06/2014 01:00:00
End
22/06/2014 18:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Gloucester and Lydney closing all lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

On Saturday, 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester is replaced by a bus between Newport and Gloucester.

Until 16:40 on Sunday, buses replace trains between Gloucester and Lydney.

CrossCountry

Trains are diverted between Cheltenham Spa and Newport and will not call at Gloucester.

Buses will run between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester.

Some trains will be extended to run from / to Worcester Foregate Street.

First Great Western

Trains are diverted between Cheltenham Spa and Cam & Dursley and will not call at Gloucester.

Buses will run between Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales - trains between Cheltenham Spa and Maesteg.

CrossCountry - trains between Nottingham and Cardiff Central.

First Great Western - Trains between Worcester Shrub Hill and Taunton.


Amended service between Fishguard Harbour, Carmarthen, Swansea and Cardiff Central after approximately 23:30 on Saturday 21 June 2014

Start:
21/06/2014 01:00:00
End
22/06/2014 05:00:00

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Swansea closing the line. The following trains are amended: 

On Saturday night, the 23:45 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.

On Sunday morning, the 01:48 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will not run and is replaced by a bus and the 02:50 Carmarthen to Swansea replacement bus will depart Carmarthen at the later time of 03:30.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour, Carmarthen, Swansea and Cardiff Central.


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 June 2014

Start:
23/06/2014 01:00:00
End
28/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network, with the following alterations.

Monday to Thursday

20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly. This train will terminate at Crewe. A bus will run from Crewe to Wilmslow, Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly.

22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury. This train is diverted and will not call at Wilmslow. A bus will run between Stockport, Wilmslow and Crewe.

19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead terminates at Llandudno Junction. A bus will run from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead

22:04 Chester to Holyhead. This train terminate at Llandudno Junction. A bus will run from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead

22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead. This train terminate at Llandudno Junction. A bus will run from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead

Monday to Friday

After 22:00 each evening, buses replace trains between Chester and Wrexham General.

Tuesday to Friday

04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central. This train starts from Llandudno Junction. Passengers should use the 04:48 Virgin Trains service from Holhead and change at Chester for a train to Cardiff Central.

Planning Your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Various Arrive Trains Wales routes


Amended timetable between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton from 22:30 Saturday 28 to 09:40 Sunday 29 June 2014

Start:
28/06/2014 01:00:00
End
29/06/2014 11:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Wellington and Shrewsbury closing the line.

Saturday

22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton is replaced by a bus between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

23:35 Birmingham to Shrewsbury Is replaced by a bus between Wellington and Shrewsbury.

Sunday

00:20 Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury is replaced by a bus throughout.

08:10 Shrewsbury to Birmingham International starts at Wellington. A bus will run between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton calling at all stations.

08:45 Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth is retimed to depart Shrewsbury at 0850.

09:38 Wrexham General to Birmingham International is replaced by a bus between Wrexham General and Shrewsbury.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Chester and Birmingham New Street.


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester via Crewe from 21:00 Sunday 29 June 2014

Start:
29/06/2014 01:00:00
End
30/06/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe closing the line.

Trains between Shrewsbury and Chester via Crewe are diverted between Shrewsbury and Chester via Wrexham General and will not call at Yorton, Wem, Prees, Whitchurch, Wrenbury, Nantwich and Crewe.

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester via Crewe calling at these stations.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Trains between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street and Chester.


Amended service in the Cardiff Queen Street area until 16:00 on Sunday 29 June 2014

Start:
29/06/2014 01:00:00
End
29/06/2014 17:30:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Queen Street and Rhymney closing the line.

Until 12:00, buses replace trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Rhymney.

Until 16:00, trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Radyr are diverted and will not call at Cathys and Llandaf. Buses will run between Cardiff Queen Street and Radyr calling at these stations.

Until 16:00, trains between Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay will not run. Passengers should use local buses.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

All routes through Cardiff Queen Street.


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 30 June to Thursday 3 July 2014

Start:
30/06/2014 01:00:00
End
04/07/2014 00:59:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

22:18 Penarth to Rhymney, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

22:49 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach, bus replaces train between Cardiff Central and Ystrad Mynach. 

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes.


Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury from 00:20 to 08:35 on Saturday 5 July 2014

Start:
05/07/2014 01:00:00
End
05/07/2014 09:35:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham International Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury / Holyhead / Aberystwyth


Amended service between Cardiff Central and Carmarthen from 23:30 on Saturday 5 to 07:30 on Sunday 6 July 2014

Start:
06/07/2014 00:00:00
End
06/07/2014 09:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff and Carmarthen with all lines closed.

23:45 (Saturday) Swansea to Fishguard Harbour, bus replaces train between Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour. 

01:48 (Sunday) Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central, bus replaces train throughout.

02:50 (Sunday) (bus) will start at 03:30. 

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour.


Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury from 00:20 to 08:35 on Sunday 6 July 2014

Start:
06/07/2014 01:00:00
End
06/07/2014 09:35:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 7 to Friday 11 July 2014

Start:
07/07/2014 21:00:00
End
11/07/2014 08:00:00

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Arriva Trains Wales network with the following trains amended:

The following trains will be replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester:

  • 21:04 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly (train is diverted to terminate at Chester)
  • 23:14 (Monday to Thursday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester departs at 23:27 and will divert via Stockport and Northwich
  • 00:25 (Tuesday to Friday) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, replace by a bus throughout

 

The following trains will be replaced by a bus between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth:

  • 20:04 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham International to Aberystwyth will terminate at Machynlleth
  • 23:53 (Monday to Thursday) Aberystwyth to Machynlleth replaced by a bus throughout
  • 04:35 (Tuesday to Friday) Machynlleth to Aberystwyth replaced by a bus throughout
  • 05:14 (Tuesday to Friday) Aberystwyth to Birmingham International will start at Machynlleth

 

20:55 (Monday to Thursday) Cardiff Central to Chester is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Through passengers for Chester should change at Shrewsbury for the 23:37 to Chester.

22:55 (Monday to Thursday) Birmingham New Street to Holyhead terminates at Crewe. A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Chester at 23:35. Passengers for stations towards Holyhead should travel on the 00:40 from Chester to Holyhead.

23:23 (Tuesday to Friday) Crewe to Chester will be replaced by a bus throughout.

04:22 (Tuesday to Friday) Chester to Birmingham New Street starts from Crewe. A replacement bus will run from Chester to Crewe at 03:50 to connect with trains to Birmingham.

04:55 (Tuesday to Friday) Chester to Crewe will not run. Passengers should travel on the 04:38 from Llandudno Junction to Crewe.

04:35 (Tuesday to Friday) Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Newport. Bus will depart at 04:15 to connect with the train.

Planning your Journey

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Routes Affected:

Some Arriva Trains Wales routes