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 Sheffield and New Mills Central on Sunday 18 February

Start date
18/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Sheffield and Chinley, closing all lines. As a result, trains will be unable to run all day on Sunday.

East Midlands Trains:

Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street will start / terminate at Sheffield. A replacement bus will run between Sheffield and Stockport. No East Midlands Trains services will run between Stockport and Liverpool Lime Street, customers should use alternative services.


Services between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield will start from / terminate at New Mills Central. A replacement bus service will run between New Mills Central and Sheffield, calling at all stations except Edale. For Edale, change at Hope for a bus service between Hope and Edale.

TransPennine Express:

Trains between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport will start / terminate at Sheffield. A replacement bus service will run between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly. Customers for Stockport should change at Manchester Piccadilly for other train services to Stockport.

TransPennine Express train services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will run to a reduced timetable.

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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.