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 21 October

Start date
21/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Plymouth / Guildford / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / Newcastle /  Edinburgh

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras / Leicester and York

Northern between Lincoln / Nottingham / Retford / Sheffield and Barnsley / Huddersfield / Leeds / Doncaster / Goole / Bridlington / Carlisle

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

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


Services will be diverted, and will not call at Doncaster. Replacement buses will run 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 service will start from Sheffield. Customers should use alternative services between Sheffield and York.


Buses will replace trains between Conisbrough and Doncaster.

TransPennine Express:

Buses replace trains between Sheffield and Doncaster, NOT calling at Meadowhall. Customers for Meadowhall should use alternative rail services.

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.