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Last updated:Yesterday at 20:20
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains between Sheffield and New Mills Central on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Route(s) affected

East Midlands Railway between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Manchester Piccadilly


Engineering work is taking place between Dore & Totley and Edale, and between Chinley and New Mills Central, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​


Replacement buses will run between Sheffield and New Mills Newtown via New Mills Central. Trains that usually run between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly will run between New Mills Central and Manchester Piccadilly.

Replacement buses will not call at Edale. For Edale, change at Hope for a minibus service between Edale and Hope.

If you require step free travel, you should travel via New Mills Newtown. Alternative train services run between New Mills Newtown and Manchester Piccadilly.

TransPennine Express:

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield will run every 2 hours, and will be diverted to run via Marsden, extending journey times.

An hourly service will run between:

  • Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road.

  • Doncaster and Cleethorpes.

You should use other train services between Sheffield and Doncaster.

It is not yet known how East Midlands Railway will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel: 

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with East Midlands Railway or Northern, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.