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 late night / early morning services between Leeds and Knottingley from Monday 25 to Friday 29 June

Start date
25/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Leeds and Knottingley / Sheffield

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Leeds and Woodlesford, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:00 Leeds to Knottingley service will terminate at Wakefield Kirkgate. A bus will run from Wakefield Kirkgate to Knottingley.

The 22:31 Sheffield to Leeds service will be diverted, and will not call at Castleford. A bus will run from Normanton to Leeds, calling at Castleford and Woodlesford.

The 23:16 Leeds to Knottingley service will terminate at Castleford. A replacement bus will run from Castleton to Knottingley.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:24 and 05:47 Leeds to Knottingley services will be replaced by buses throughout.

The 06:12 Knottingley to Leeds service will start from Castleford. A replacement bus will leave Knottingley at 05:55 to connect with this train service. A second bus will run from Knottingley at 06:25 to Castleford.

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.