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 Meadowhall / Rotherham Central / Doncaster / Wakefield on Sunday 9 September

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

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras / Leicester and York

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Goole / Bridlington / Scarborough 

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Sheffield and Meadowhall, closing all lines.


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

East Midlands Trains:

The 10:20 Leicester to York will terminate at Sheffield. The 17:48 York to London St Pancras service will start from Sheffield at the usual time (18:47).


Buses will replace trains between Sheffield, Meadowhall and Rotherham Central.

TransPennine Express:

Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Doncaster, not calling at Meadowhall. Buses will depart from bus stand E5 at Sheffield Bus station, 5 minutes walk from Sheffield station.

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.