Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly / New Mills Central and Sheffield on Sunday 7 January

Start date
07/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trans Pennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield

East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Chinley and Grindleford, closing the line.

TransPennine Express will operate replacement coaches between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield. Customers at / for Stockport should use other train operators services between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly.

Northern services will start / terminate at New Mills Central. A replacement bus service will operate between New Mills Central and Sheffield.

East Midlands Trains services between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will start / terminate at Sheffield, with buses running between Sheffield and Stockport. Customers are also able to use other operators services between Stockport / Manchester and Liverpool.

Replacement coaches at Sheffield arrive / depart from Stand E5 in the bus station, which is a 5 minute walk from the main entrance to Sheffield Railway Station and is clearly sign posted.

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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.