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 Manchester Piccadilly / Derby / Nottingham on Sunday 7 April

Start date
07/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Dundee / Aberdeen and between Southampton Central / Reading and Newcastle

East Midlands Trains between Norwich / Nottingham and Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly and between Nottingham and Sheffield / Leeds / Carlisle

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes / Doncaster / Sheffield and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place in the Sheffield area, closing various lines.


Services between Reading / Birmingham New Street and Newcastle will be revised to start / terminate at Derby.

Plymouth to Scotland services will be diverted, calling at Doncaster and will have extended journey times by approximately 60 minutes.

All other services will run as normal.

East Midlands Trains:

Train services between Norwich / Nottingham and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street will not run between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street. Replacement road transport will operate between Sheffield and Stockport. Between Stockport and Manchester / Liverpool you may use any train service.

Trains between Chesterfield and Sheffield will be diverted, and not call at Dronfield. Replacement road transport will operate between Chesterfield and Sheffield for passengers to and from Dronfield.


Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield (Hope Valley Line):

Buses will replace trains between Hathersage and Sheffield.

Leeds / Sheffield and Nottingham (via Langley Mill):

Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Nottingham via Langley Mill.

TransPennine Express:

Trains between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport are replaced by buses between Sheffield and Manchester Airport.

Replacement buses at Sheffield will depart stand E5 from the local bus station which is a 5 minute walk away from the main entrance and is sign posted..

Replacement buses at Manchester Airport will depart from stands L and M from the bus station next to the railway 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.