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 / Conisbrough and Doncaster on Sunday 2 September

Start date
02/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Newquay / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Motherwell / Aberdeen

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

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Hull / Bridlington / Scarborough

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Conisbrough and Doncaster, closing all lines.


Trains will divert between Sheffield and Leeds / York, not calling at Doncaster. Buses will be provided between Sheffield and Doncaster.

East Midlands Trains:

The 10:20 Leicester to York service will terminate at Sheffield. The 17:48 York to London St Pancras International service will start from Sheffield at 18:47.


Trains will operate between Sheffield and Conisbrough, and also between Doncaster and Goole / Hull only. Replacement buses will run between Conisbrough and Doncaster.

TransPennine Express:

Buses replace trains between Sheffield and Doncaster, not calling at Meadowhall. Buses will leave from stand E5 at Sheffield Bus station, which is a 5 minute walk from Sheffield station.

Customers for Meadowhall should use alternative train services between Sheffield and Meadowhall.

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.