Avanti West Coast Status | Amended services to / from Shrewsbury on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March

Updated at: 28-Dec-2023 08:13:03: AM

Operator:  Avanti West Coast

National Rail Live Status Updates
Routes affected:

Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton / Shrewsbury / Preston

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street / Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury / Chester / Crewe / Holyhead / Aberystwyth

West Midlands Railway between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:


  • The 05:27 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will start from Birmingham New Street.
  • The 06:18 Preston to London Euston service will call additionally at Rugby, Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction (for customers to disembark only)
  • The 07:04 Shrewsbury to London Euston service will not run.
  • The 18:10 London Euston to Wolverhampton service will depart at 18:16.
  • The 18:16 London Euston to Shrewsbury service will not run.


  • The 10:17 Preston to Birmingham New Street service will not run.
  • The 11:12 Shrewsbury to London Euston service will not run.
  • The 18:15 London Euston to Shrewsbury service will terminate at Wolverhampton.

Rail replacement buses will run between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury, calling at Telford Central and Wellington.

Transport for Wales:

Buses replace trains between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury.

West Midlands Railway:

Train services between Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury will not run. Rail replacement buses will operate between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury. You are advised to travel on other services between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 12-Dec-2023 10:16:37: AM