Network Rail and Transport for Wales are urging passengers along the Cambrian Coast to check their journeys in advance throughout October and November as essential upgrade work takes place.

Phase two of works on the River Artro Viaduct are planned to take place from Friday 25 October to Monday 11 November. During this time, Network Rail will be undertaking essential maintenance work which includes replacing structural elements of the bridge.

A rail replacement bus service will be in operation from Barmouth to Pwllheli, stopping at all stations, between Saturday 26 October and Monday 11 November, inclusive.

Engineers are currently undertaking essential platform upgrade work at Llandanwg station which means that trains are not stopping there until Thursday 24 October.

Network Rail is working in partnership with Transport for Wales to put on rail replacement bus services throughout these periods and passengers are advised to check their journeys in advance via


There are plans being put together by Welsh Government and the Shrewsbury Aberystwyth Rail Liaison Committe working with Welshpool Town Council.

The improvements being considered include:

Extended car parking.

Better access.

Bus interchange facility for a Cardiff bus direct.

Better information at the station.

There may be other improvements as well.

The survey being carried out is to inform the working group and to enable a final report for taking the project forward to be completed.

The survey to support this work has been completed. The results will be published soon.