Updated at 14.30pm. I’ll be back in the morning with an update on the trains.
We had a couple of inches of extra snow in Ludlow overnight. Many side roads are still snowed up.
Main roads are looking good for careful drivers. Many side roads need to wait for the thaw which has begun.
Below are the updates on buses, trains and services in Ludlow.
Continue reading “Live updates on snow disruption in Ludlow, Saturday 3 March”
Updated 9.00am. Live updates for Saturday are now here.
It looks like there will be no trains through Ludlow today (Saturday). You can expect the same on Sunday. On Monday, trains are expected to be “highly impacted” first thing in the morning. Other than a few bus services last Wednesday, there have been no replacement buses and none are yet announced for today.
Arriva Trains Wales has announced at 8.45am the routes it is running today. The list doesn’t include trains through Ludlow on the Manchester to Cardiff line.
Continue reading “No trains through Ludlow again for a third day – expect the same tomorrow and early Monday (at least)”
Live updates for Saturday
There is a yellow weather warning in place until 9am Saturday. The advice is don’t travel unless it is essential. Below is the latest information on trains, buses, health services, schools and shopping. I’ll update this blog as information comes in.
(Updated at 14:05pm Friday.)
Continue reading “Live updates on the snow in Ludlow, Friday 2 March”
Arriva Train Wales has cancelled all trains between Manchester and Cardiff for Friday. There will not be replacement buses.
The advice remains not to travel by rail or road.
Arriva Trains Wales is running a limited service on the following lines only: Shrewsbury to Crewe; Crewe to Chester; Chester to Holyhead; and Wrexham to Bidston.
There is no news from the rail companies on when services will resume.
Continue reading “No trains for a third day through Ludlow – no news on when they will resume”
This article relates to Thursday. See here for Friday’s update.
Arriva Train Wales has cancelled trains through Ludlow for a second day. Unless you must travel, don’t try. The cancellations are a combination of the predicted severe weather during Storm Emma and urgent safety checks after a wheel fault was found overnight on Tuesday. It seems that all 27 trains in the Class 175 fleet have wheel damage. Replacement buses seem sporadic.
Continue reading “Rail disruption through Ludlow continues for a second day – it’s not a day to travel”