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 service between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June

Start date
16/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street / Bath Spa / Plymouth / Southampton Central / Guildford / Reading / Winchester and Dundee / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Newcastle

East Midlands Trains between Leeds / York and London St Pancras International

Northern between Sheffield / Worksop and Adwick / Hull / Bridlington / Scunthorpe / Leeds

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate, closing some lines.


Buses will replace services between Sheffield and Doncaster / Wakefield Westgate.

East Midlands Trains

On Saturday, East Midlands Trains will need to reduce the number of trains to and from Sheffield, to allow other operators to terminate their services there. As a result, a significantly amended and reduced East Midlands Trains service will operate north of Derby.

On Sunday, trains between Leeds / York and London St Pancras International will run between Sheffield and London St Pancras International only and will not call at Wakefield Westgate or Doncaster.


The following alterations will apply across both days:

Services between Sheffield and Hull / Lincoln and Leeds, will start / terminate at Meadowhall.

Services between Sheffield and Goole will start / terminate at Rotherham Central.

Services between Sheffield and Leeds will start / terminate at Rotherham Central.

Services between Sheffield and Leeds via Barnsley will start / terminate at Barnsley

Services between Leeds and Nottingham will run between Leeds and Meadowhall / Sheffield and Nottingham only.

York to Sheffield service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

TransPennine Express

All services between Manchester and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Sheffield and Doncaster (NOT calling at Meadowhall). Customers to / from Meadowhall should travel via Sheffield using replacement coach services provided by other operators or use the frequent tram services between the two stations (separate ticket required).

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.