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 Doncaster on Sunday 28 October

Start date
28/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Reading / Guildford / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle / Edinburgh

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Hull / Bridlington / Scarborough

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Conisbrough and Doncaster on Sunday 28 October, closing all lines.


CrossCountry services will not call at Doncaster. Replacement road transport will operate between Sheffield and Doncaster.


Buses will replace trains between Conisbrough and Doncaster.

TransPennine Express

Coaches will replace trains between Sheffield and Doncaster, not calling at Meadowhall.  Customers are advised to use local rail services between Sheffield and Meadowhall.

Coaches at Sheffield depart from Stand E5 in the bus station which is a 5 minute walk from the main entrance of Sheffield rail station and is clearly sign posted.

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.