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 4 November

Start date
04/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Plymouth / Guildford / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras / Leicester and York

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Goole / Hull

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.


Services that operate via Doncaster will be diverted to run on an alternative route, not calling at Doncaster. Replacement buses will run between Sheffield and Doncaster.

East Midlands Trains:

The 10:20 Leicester to York and the 17:48 York to London St Pancras services will be amended to terminate / start from Sheffield, and will not run between Sheffield and York. Customers should use alternative services.


Buses will replace trains between Conisbrough and Doncaster. An amended service will run between Sheffield and Conisbrough, and also between Doncaster and Goole / Hull.

TransPennine Express:

Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Doncaster (not calling at Meadowhall). Customers travelling to / from Meadowhall should travel via Sheffield and use alternative rail services.

Replacement buses run to / from stand E5 at Sheffield Bus Station, which is within 5 minutes walking distance of the 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.