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  • Timetable 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 03457 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
    June 2017 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
    July 2017 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


Amended late night service between Cardiff Central and Rhymney from Monday 26 until Thursday 29 June

Start:
26/06/2017 00:00:00
End
29/06/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Caerphilly, closing some lines overnight.

The following services will be amended:

  • 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Rhymney
  • 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Ystrad Mynach

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Trains between Penarth and Rhymney / Ystrad Mynach


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July

Start:
01/07/2017 00:00:00
End
02/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Shrewsbury and Hereford, closing the line.

Buses will run in place of trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford. Some buses will run to Broome to connect with trains on the Heart of Wales Line.

If you intend to travel between these destinations, you may take the bus provided.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Carmarthen / Milford Haven, between Holyhead and Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil until 12:30 on Sunday 2 July

Start:
02/07/2017 00:00:00
End
02/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing all lines until 12:30.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island / Bridgend and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil


Buses replace trains between Radyr / Pontypridd and Treherbert on Sunday 2 July

Start:
02/07/2017 00:00:00
End
02/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr / Pontypridd and Treherbert, closing the lines.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert.

After 12:30, buses will replace trains between Pontypridd and Treherbert.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island and Treherbert


Buses replace overnight trains between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 July

Start:
03/07/2017 00:00:00
End
06/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, closing the lines.

From 22:45 until the end of service, train services will start / terminate at Machynlleth with a replacement bus in operation between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham International / Machynlleth and Aberystwyth


Amended service in the Manchester area on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July

Start:
08/07/2017 00:00:00
End
09/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester and Eccles / Salford, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester only, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester calling at all stations.

Northern

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will not run.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Eccles / Earlestown.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Blackpool North - Hazel Grove

Trains will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove.

Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate - Stalybridge / Huddersfield

Trains will run between Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria and between Stalybridge and Huddersfield.

Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. 

Manchester Airport - Southport

Trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Southport.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Eccles, calling at Manchester Victoria.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will run between Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North.

Buses will run between Manchester Airport and Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Chester / Hazel Grove will run between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Chester / Hazel Grove,

TransPennine Express

Saturday and Sunday

An amended TransPennine Express service is operating between Manchester and Preston.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will run between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

A reduced service will run between Manchester Victoria and Edinburgh, not calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan North Western.

Customers for stations to / from Wigan should use services provided by other operators.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between  Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Llandudno / Chester

Northern between  Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North, between Buxton and Blackpool North, between Hazel Grove and Bolton also between Hazel Grove and Southport / Chester

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July

Start:
08/07/2017 00:00:00
End
09/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Shrewsbury and Hereford, closing the lines.

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Hereford.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central / Milford Haven / Pembroke Dock


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town until 13:30 on Sunday 9 July

Start:
09/07/2017 00:00:00
End
09/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Pye Corner and Ebbw Vale Town, closing all lines.

Until 13:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 10 to Friday 14 July

Start:
10/07/2017 00:00:00
End
14/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester, closing some lines. The following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted via Crewe. A bus will run between Chester and Manchester.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted via Crewe and terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A bus will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be retimed to run later than usual.

The 03:38 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to run earlier than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town after approximately 20:30 each night from Monday 10 July until Thursday 13 July

Start:
10/07/2017 00:00:00
End
13/07/2017 23:59:00

Lineside maintenance is taking place between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town, closing the lines.

From Monday to Thursday, the following services will be replaced by buses:

  • 20:34, 21:34 and 23:05 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Town
  • 21:37 and 23:37 Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central

 

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Town


Amended service in the Manchester area on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July

Start:
15/07/2017 00:00:00
End
16/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Manchester and Eccles / Salford, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester only, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester calling at all stations.

Northern

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will not run.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Eccles / Earlestown.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Blackpool North - Hazel Grove

Trains will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove.

Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate - Stalybridge / Huddersfield

Trains will run between Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria and between Stalybridge and Huddersfield.

Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. 

Manchester Airport - Southport

Trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Southport.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Eccles, calling at Manchester Victoria.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will run between Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North.

Buses will run between Manchester Airport and Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Chester / Hazel Grove will run between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Chester / Hazel Grove,

TransPennine Express

Saturday and Sunday

An amended TransPennine Express service is operating between Manchester and Preston.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will run between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

A reduced service will run between Manchester Victoria and Edinburgh, not calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan North Western.

Customers for stations to / from Wigan should use services provided by other operators.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between  Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Llandudno / Chester

Northern between  Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North, between Buxton and Blackpool North, between Hazel Grove and Bolton also between Hazel Grove and Southport / Chester

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry until 09:25 on Sunday 16 July

Start:
15/07/2017 00:00:00
End
16/07/2017 10:00:00

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry, closing the line.

Until 09:25, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry / Barry Island.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central and Bridgend via Barry / Barry Island


Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury until 13:55 Sunday 16 July

Start:
16/07/2017 00:00:00
End
16/07/2017 14:00:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Hereford and Shrewsbury, closing both lines.

Buses replace trains between Hereford and Shrewsbury.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Trains between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Crewe / Manchester Piccadilly and also between Maesteg and Holyhead / Shrewsbury


Buses replace late night service through Wrexham General from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 July

Start:
17/07/2017 00:00:00
End
19/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work in the Wrexham General, closing all lines.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester service will divert via Crewe and terminate at Chester. A bus will operate between Shrewsbury and Manchester.

The 22:09 Wrexham General to Bidston and the 22:56 Bidston to Wrexham General will be replaced by a bus.

The 22:28 Chester to Wolverhampton will start from start from Shrewsbury. A bus will run from Chester calling all stations to Wolverhampton.

The 23:37 Shrewsbury to Chester service will be replaced with a bus.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Routes Affected:

Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly; between Chester and Shrewsbury / Wolverhampton; between Wrexham General and Bidston.


Amended 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service from Monday 17 to Friday 21 July

Start:
17/07/2017 00:00:00
End
21/07/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Newport and Gloucester, closing the lines.

Each evening the 22:15 Maesteg to Gloucester service will terminate at Newport. A bus will operate from Newport to Gloucester. Passengers for Cheltenham Spa should travel on the first available train service.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Routes Affected:

Maesteg to Gloucester


Amended overnight / early morning services via the Vale of Glamorgan from Monday 17 to Friday 21 July

Start:
17/07/2017 00:00:00
End
21/07/2017 23:59:00

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Penarth and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan.

The 21:54 Aberdare to Penarth will terminate at Cardiff Central. a replacement bus will operate from Cardiff to Penarth.

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central diverted via Pontyclun. A replacement bus will operate from  Bridgend to Cardiff Central.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island will terminate at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus will run from Cardiff Central to Barry Island.

The 23:26 Penarth to Cardiff Central will not run. A bus will operate from Penarth to Cardiff Central.

The 05:15 Barry Island to Caerphilly starts at Cardiff Central. A replacement bus service will run from Barry Island to Cardiff Central departing earlier at 04:50.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Routes Affected:

 

Aberdare to Penarth; Bridgend to Cardiff Central; Radyr to Barry Island; Penarth to Cardiff Central and Barry Island to Caerphilly


Revised service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central overnight on Saturday 22 July

Start:
22/07/2017 23:00:00
End
23/07/2017 04:00:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central, closing the lines between the stations overnight.

The following alterations will apply:

- The 23:27 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service will terminate at Carmarthen and a replacement bus will run from Carmarthen to Swansea.

- The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be cancelled, and replaced by a bus throughout. Please note that the bus will be set down only at Whitland.

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.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Swansea / Cardiff Central


Amended overnight services between Chester and Crewe from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July

Start:
24/07/2017 00:00:00
End
28/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Crewe between 22:30 and 05:30 each night, closing the lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Alternatively, you can change at Shrewsbury for the 23:37 service to Chester.

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe. A bus service will run from Crewe to Chester to connect with the 00:40 Chester to Holyhead service.

The 23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will be replaced by a bus.

The 04:55 Chester to Crewe service will not run. Customers are advised to travel on the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service which will leave Chester 05:37.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street and Chester / Holyhead


Amended services between Cardiff Central / Swansea and Fishguard Harbour from 23:45 on Saturday 29 until 04:00 on Sunday 30 July

Start:
29/07/2017 00:00:00
End
30/07/2017 23:59:00

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

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

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus. The bus will be set down only from Whitland onwards.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Cardiff Central / Swansea and Fishguard Harbour


Revised service between Fishguard Harbour and Cardiff Central overnight on Saturday 29 July

Start:
29/07/2017 00:00:00
End
29/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central, closing the lines between the stations overnight.

The following alterations will apply:

- The 23:47 Swansea to Fishguard Harbour service will terminate at Carmarthen and a replacement bus will run from Carmarthen to Swansea.

- The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be cancelled, and replaced by a bus throughout. Please note that the bus will be set down only at Whitland.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Fishguard Harbour and Swansea / Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd until 12:30 on Sunday 30 July

Start:
30/07/2017 00:00:00
End
30/07/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd, closing all lines.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between and Barry Island / Bridgend and Treherbert / Merthyr Tydfil / Aberdare


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August

Start:
31/07/2017 00:00:00
End
04/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday 

The 19:34 Cardiff Central to Holyhead service will be replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 20:34 Chester to Holyhead service will be retimed to run later than usual. 

The 21:36 Crewe to Holyhead service will be replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

The 21:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Bridgend service will be replaced by a bus between Barry and Bridgend.

The 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare service will terminate at Cardiff Central. You should travel to Pontypridd on the 22:46 service from Cardiff Central and change there for a replacement bus service to Aberdare.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will be diverted via Stoke-on-Trent. A bus will run between Stockport and Crewe, calling at Wilmslow.

The 22:38 Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Pontypridd and Cardiff Central.

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Pontypridd

The 22:52 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will be replaced by a bus between Rhyl and Holyhead.

The 22:55 Cardiff Central to Radyr service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:14 Radyr to Barry Island service will be replaced by a bus between Radyr and Cardiff Central. The bus will run to Barry Island, calling at stations between Cardiff Central and Barry Island to set down only.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:25 Holyhead to Cardiff Central service will start from Rhyl.

The 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service will start from Rhyl.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Varous Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Crewe and Chester on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August

Start:
05/08/2017 00:00:00
End
06/08/2017 23:59:00

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

Buses will replace trains between Crewe and Chester.

Virgin Trains services between London Euston and Holyhead will be diverted between Crewe and Chester.

Services between London Euston and Chester will be amended to run between London Euston and Crewe only.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Crewe / Birmingham International and Chester / Holyhead

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney until 12:00 on Sunday 6 August

Start:
06/08/2017 00:00:00
End
06/08/2017 23:59:00

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

Until approximately 12:00, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island and Rhymney


Amended 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service on Sunday 6 August

Start:
06/08/2017 00:00:00
End
06/08/2017 23:59:00

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

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Carmarthen and Cardiff Central.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 7 to Thursday 10 August

Start:
07/08/2017 00:00:00
End
10/08/2017 23:59:00

From 22:00 to 05:00 each night, Network rail is carry out engineering work at various locations resulting the the closure of some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service will be diverted and will not call at stations between Port Talbot Parkway and Carmarthen.  A replacement bus will run between Neath and Carmarthen.

The 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

The 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach is replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Ystrad Mynach.

Tuesday to Friday

The 01:50 Fishguard Harbour to Swansea is replaced by a bus between Llanelli to Swansea.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Crewe and Chester on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August

Start:
12/08/2017 00:00:00
End
13/08/2017 23:59:00

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

Buses will replace trains between Crewe and Chester.

Virgin Trains services between London Euston and Holyhead will be diverted between Crewe and Chester.

Services between London Euston and Chester will be amended to run between London Euston and Crewe only.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham International / Crewe and Chester / Holyhead

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Holyhead


Amended 07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock service on Sunday 13 August

Start:
13/08/2017 00:00:00
End
13/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Swansea, closing the line.

The 07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock service will be replaced by a bus between Cardiff Central and Swansea. The bus will leave Cardiff at 06:25 in order to connect with the train at Swansea.

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

From Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock


Amended early morning services to, from and through Cardiff Central on Sunday 13 August

Start:
13/08/2017 00:00:00
End
13/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Bridgend and Swansea until 08:50 closing the lines. The following trains will be amended:

07:10 Cardiff Central to Pembroke Dock service starts from Swansea at 08:15. Passengers from Cardiff should travel on the earlier 06:25 replacement bus service to connect with the train.

08:10 Swansea to London Paddington service will start from Cardiff Central. Buses will run between Swansea and Cardiff Central to connect with this train.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Services to, from and through Cardiff Central


Buses replace trains between Newport and Hereford after 22:40 on Sunday 13 August

Start:
13/08/2017 00:00:00
End
13/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Newport and Hereford from 22:40, closing the line.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service will be replaced by a bus between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford service will be replaced by a bus between Newport and Hereford.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central and also between Carmarthen and Hereford


Amended Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 August

Start:
14/08/2017 00:00:00
End
17/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Arriva Trains Wales network. The following services will be amended:

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 19:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service will be diverted via Barry, not calling at stations between Cardiff Central and Bridgend. A bus will run from Cardiff Central to Bridgend, calling at Pontyclun, Llanharan and Pencoed.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Amended late night Arriva Trains Wales services on Sunday 20 August

Start:
20/08/2017 00:00:00
End
20/08/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Newport and Hereford, closing some lines.

The 20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central service terminates at Hereford, a replacement bus service will operate between Hereford and Cardiff Central.

The 21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford service terminates at Newport, a replacement bus service will operate between Newport and Cardiff Central.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

20:30 Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central

21:15 Carmarthen to Hereford


Amended overnight service through Chester from Monday 21 to Friday 25 August

Start:
21/08/2017 00:00:00
End
25/08/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out overnight engineering work in the Chester area, closing some lines.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminates at Chester, a replacement bus service will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 2:255 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead is retimed to depart Chester at 00:49.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will run as booked to Warrington Bank Quay and will then be diverted via Crewe. A replacement bus service will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester.

The 00:25 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will not run, a replacement bus service will replace this service.

The 03:36 Chester to Manchester Airport will start earlier than normal at 03:14.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and also between Birmingham New Street and Holyhead


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Newport from Saturday 26 until 13:00 on Monday 28 August

Start:
26/08/2017 00:00:00
End
28/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport, closing the line.

On Saturday and Sunday and until 13:00 on Monday, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly, between Cardiff Central and Holyhead / Crewe, between Llanelli and Chester and between Maesteg and Gloucester

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham

Great Western Railway between Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington and between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour.


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry on until 09:30 on Sunday 27 August

Start:
27/08/2017 00:00:00
End
27/08/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Barry, closing the line.

Until approximately 09:30, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Aberdare / Cardiff Central and Barry Island / Bridgend via Barry


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 28 to Thursday 31 August

Start:
28/08/2017 00:00:00
End
01/09/2017 06:00:00

From 22:00 to 05:00 each night, Network Rail is carry out engineering work at various locations on the Arriva Trains Wales network resulting in the closure of some lines.

Monday to Thursday

From 22:00 to 05:00 each night, buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Penarth / Barry Island.

The 22:42 Bridgend to Cardiff Central is diverted via Pontyclun. A bus will run between Bridgend to Cardiff Central calling at all station via Rhoose.

The 21:55 Cardiff Central to Crewe is diverted between Shrewsbury and Crewe via Wrexham General and will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe calling at all stations via Nantwich.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:50 Crewe to Milford Haven will start from Chester is diverted via Wrexham General. A connecting bus service will run between Crewe and Shrewsbury to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Newport on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September

Start:
02/09/2017 00:00:00
End
03/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport, closing the line.

On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Milford Haven and Manchester Piccadilly, between Cardiff Central and Holyhead / Crewe, between Llanelli and Chester and between Maesteg and Gloucester

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham

Great Western Railway between Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington and between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour


Amended service in the Manchester area on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September

Start:
02/09/2017 00:00:00
End
03/09/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester and Eccles, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester only, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester calling at all stations.

Northern

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will not run.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Eccles / Earlestown.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Blackpool North - Hazel Grove

Trains will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove.

Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate - Stalybridge / Huddersfield

Trains will run as normally advertised.

Manchester Airport - Southport

Trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Southport.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Eccles, calling at Manchester Victoria.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Preston / Blackpool North will run be diverted via Wigan North Western and will not call at stations between Manchester Oxford Road and Preston.

Buses will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Preston via Bolton and Chorley.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Preston / Blackpool North will run between Bolton and Preston / Blackpool North. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Chester / Hazel Grove will run between Southport / Wigan Wallgate  and between Manchester Oxford Road and Stockport / Chester.

Buses will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan Wallgate.

TransPennine Express

Saturday and Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will run between Preston and Glasgow Central only. Customers for stations between Manchester and Preston should use alternative services.

A reduced service will run between Manchester Victoria and Edinburgh, not calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan North Western.

Customers for stations to / from Wigan North Western should use services provided by other operators.

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria, a reduced service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester. Please check Journey Planners for revised timings.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between  Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Llandudno / Chester

Northern between  Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North, between Buxton and Blackpool North, between Hazel Grove and Bolton also between Hazel Grove and Southport / Chester

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle.


Amended service between Shrewsbury and Crewe after 21:00 on Sunday 3 September

Start:
03/09/2017 00:00:00
End
03/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe from 21:00 on Sunday, closing some lines.

The following services will be diverted via Wrexham:

  • 21:00 Cardiff Central to Chester. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.
  • 21:09 Birmingham International to Chester. A bus will run from Shrewsbury to Crewe.
  • 23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury. This service will also be retimed to run slightly later than usual. A bus will run from Chester to Crewe and also from Crewe to Shrewsbury.

 

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury / Birmingham International and Chester


Buses replace trains between Radyr / Porth and Treherbert on Sunday 3 September

Start:
03/09/2017 00:00:00
End
03/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr / Porth and Treherbert, closing the lines.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Treherbert.

After 12:30, buses will replace trains between Porth and Treherbert.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island and Treherbert


Buses replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil until 12:30 on Sunday 3 September

Start:
03/09/2017 00:00:00
End
03/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil, closing all lines until 12:30.

Until 12:30, buses will replace trains between Radyr and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Barry Island / Bridgend and Aberdare / Merthyr Tydfil


Revised overnight service through Pontypridd from Monday 4 until Thursday 7 September

Start:
04/09/2017 00:00:00
End
07/09/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work around the Pontypridd area, closing the lines overnight.

The 21:42 Bridgend to Aberdare service will terminate at Cardiff Central. To complete your journey, you should take a train from Cardiff Central to Pontypridd. A replacement bus will run from Pontypridd to Aberdare.

The 21:56 Barry Island to Merthyr Tydfil service will terminate at Pontypridd. A replacement bus will run from Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil.

The 22:45 Barry Island to Pontypridd will be replaced by a bus between Radyr and Pontypridd.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Bridgend and Aberdare; and between Barry Island and Pontypridd / Merthyr Tydfil


Amended overnight services between Chester and Crewe from Monday 4 to Friday 8 September

Start:
04/09/2017 00:00:00
End
08/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Crewe between 22:30 and 05:30 each night, closing the lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 21:17 Cardiff Central to Chester service will be replaced by a bus between Crewe and Chester. Alternatively, you can change at Shrewsbury for the 23:37 service to Chester (this service does not call at Crewe)

The 22:55 Birmingham New Street to Holyhead service will terminate at Crewe. A bus service will run from Crewe to Chester to connect with a train from Chester to Holyhead.

The 23:30 Crewe to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:22 Chester to Birmingham New Street service will be replaced by a bus between Chester and Crewe.

The 04:55 Chester to Crewe service will not run. Customers are advised to travel on the 04:38 Llandudno Junction to Crewe service which will leave Chester at 05:37.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street and Chester / Holyhead


Amended services between Cardiff Central and Newport on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September

Start:
09/09/2017 00:00:00
End
10/09/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Newport closing various lines.

Trains are subject to being slightly retimed between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Arriva Trains Wales buses may also run to supplement trains between Cardiff Central and Newport.

Addionally on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Cardiff Central and Rhymney.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly / Rhymney, Milford Haven and Crewe, Barry Island and Hereford.

CrossCountry between Cardiff Central and Nottingham

Great Western Railway between Swansea and London Paddington, Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Taunton


Amended service in the Manchester area on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September

Start:
09/09/2017 00:00:00
End
10/09/2017 23:59:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester and Eccles, closing some lines.

Arriva Trains Wales

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Chester only, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport, buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester calling at all stations.

Northern

Saturday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will not run.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles / Earlestown and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Eccles / Earlestown.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

Blackpool North - Hazel Grove

Trains will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove.

Kirkby / Wigan Wallgate - Stalybridge / Huddersfield

Trains will run as normally advertised.

Manchester Airport - Southport

Trains will run between Manchester Victoria and Southport.

Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Eccles and Liverpool Lime Street. Buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Eccles, calling at Manchester Victoria.

Trains between Manchester Airport and Preston / Blackpool North will run be diverted via Wigan North Western and will not call at stations between Manchester Oxford Road and Preston.

Buses will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Preston via Bolton and Chorley.

Trains between Manchester Victoria and Preston / Blackpool North will run between Bolton and Preston / Blackpool North. Buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton.

Trains between Southport / Wigan Wallgate and Chester / Hazel Grove will run between Southport / Wigan Wallgate  and between Manchester Oxford Road and Stockport / Chester.

Buses will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan Wallgate.

TransPennine Express

Saturday and Sunday

Trains between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will run between Preston and Glasgow Central only. Customers for stations between Manchester and Preston should use alternative services.

A reduced service will run between Manchester Victoria and Edinburgh, not calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Wigan North Western.

Customers for stations to / from Wigan should use services provided by other operators.

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will start / terminate at Manchester Victoria, a reduced service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester. Please check Journey Planners for revised timings.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

 

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between  Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport and Llandudno / Chester

Northern between  Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North, between Buxton and Blackpool North, between Hazel Grove and Bolton also between Hazel Grove and Southport / Chester

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle.


Amended overnight Arriva Trains Wales services from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 September

Start:
11/09/2017 00:00:00
End
15/09/2017 05:00:00

Each night from 23:00 to 05:00, Network Rail is carrying out engineering work at various location on the Arriva Trains Wales network closing various lines.

From approximately 23:00 each night, buses replace trains between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:35 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury is diverted and will run direct between Manchester Piccadilly and Shrewsbury. A bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe calling at all stations. There is no forward connection off the bus between Crewe and Shrewsbury.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Various Arriva Trains Wales routes


Revised late night service between Cardiff and Rhymney from Monday 18 September to Thursday 21 September

Start:
11/09/2017 23:00:00
End
22/09/2017 03:00:00

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Bay / Rhymney, closing all lines after 23:05 on Monday 18 September to Thursday 21 September.

The 22:20 Penarth to Rhymney service and the 22:50 Penarth to Ystrad Mynach service will terminate at Cardiff Central and be replaced by a bus for the remainder of the service.

Buses will replace trains betwen Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Queen Street.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Queen Street and between Penarth and Ystrad Mynach / Rhymney


Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September

Start:
16/09/2017 00:00:00
End
17/09/2017 23:59:00

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

Buses will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Chester.

Trains that usually run between these stations will be diverted via Crewe.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Routes Affected:

Between Birmingham International / Cardiff Central / Maesteg and Holyhead / Llandudno Junction


Amended service to and from Manchester on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September

Start:
16/09/2017 00:00:00
End
17/09/2017 23:59:00

Engineering work is taking place between Eccles and Manchester Victoria / Deansgate and also between Salford Crescent and Manchester Piccadilly, closing the line. You can find more information on this project here.

Trains will not run between Eccles and Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria or between Salford Crescent and Manchester Oxford Road. Services that usually run between these stations will be replaced by buses, amended or diverted via an alternative route.

Services between Salford Crescent and Manchester Victoria via Salford Central are unaffected by this engineering work and will continue to run as normal.

Arriva Trains Wales

Chester - Manchester Piccadilly

On Saturday, services will be replaced by buses between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

On Sunday, trains will be diverted via Northwich and Stockport. Buses will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly via Eccles, calling at all stations usually served by the train.

Northern

Blackpool North - Manchester Airport / Hazel Grove

Services will run between Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria and also between Manchester Oxford Road and Hazel Grove

Southport / Wigan  - Stockport / Chester

Services will run between Southport and Manchester Victoria and also between Manchester Oxford Road and Stockport / Chester.

Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Victoria

Buses will replace trains between Eccles and Manchester Victoria.

Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Airport.

Trains will not run.

TransPennine Express

Liverpool Lime Street - Newcastle

Services will be amended to run between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only. Alternative train services are available between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

On Saturday, the 06:16 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Victoria and the 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria.

On Sunday, the 09:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds and the 20:12 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will start from Manchester Victoria.

Glasgow Central - Manchester Airport

Services will run between Glasgow Central and Preston only. You will need to use alternative train services between Preston / Wigan and Manchester.

Edinburgh - Manchester Airport

Services will run between Edinburgh and Manchester Victoria, not calling at Wigan North Western. You will need to use alternative train services to / from Wigan.

On Saturday, the 06:12 Preston to Manchester Airport, the 07:24 Lancaster to Manchester Airport and the 19:00 Manchester Airport to Preston services will not run.

The 06:15, 10:12 and 18:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Preston.

The 05:58, 14:00 and 18:00 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will start from Preston.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Routes Affected:

Arriva Trains Wales between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

Northern between Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North and Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria / Hazel Grove and between Southport and Chester

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle and between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport