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.

Amended services between London St Pancras and Leicester on Sunday 25 March

Start date
25/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London St Pancras and Corby / Leicester / Derby / Sheffield


TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras and Luton Airport Parkway, closing some lines. Work is also taking place between Market Harborough and Leicester, and also between Derby and Sheffield and between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate.

East Midlands Trains:

A revised timetable will operate throughout the day to / from London St Pancras. No trains will be able to run between Kettering and Leicester via Market Harborough. Trains will be diverted via Corby between Kettering and Leicester, not calling at Market Harborough.

Replacement buses will run between Kettering and Leicester via Market Harborough.

The 08:18 Sheffield to London St Pancras service will start from Derby. An earlier replacement bus will run from Sheffield to Derby to connect with this train.

The 10:20 Leicester to York service starts from Derby and terminates at Sheffield. A bus will operate from Leicester via Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway and Long Eaton, connecting into train.

The 17:50 York to London St Pancras will start from Sheffield.

Check before you travel:

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


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.