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Amended services to / from Wakefield Westgate on Saturday 27 and before 08:15 on Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Dundee

Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange

LNER between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Bradford Forster Square / Harrogate / Skipton

Northern between Sheffield / Doncaster / Knottingley and Leeds

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Wakefield Westgate area, closing various lines. ​​​​​​​

CrossCountry:

All day on Saturday, trains will not call at Wakefield Westgate and will be diverted to run on other routes.

On Sunday, a limited service will call at Wakefield Westgate.

Replacement buses will run between Wakefield Westgate and Sheffield / Leeds (Saturday), and between Wakefield Westgate and Sheffield (Sunday).

Grand Central:

Trains that usually run via Adwick will be diverted to run via Pontefract, and will be retimed slightly.

LNER:

All day on Saturday and until 08:15 on Sunday, trains will be diverted, and will not call at Wakefield Westgate. Replacement buses will run between Doncaster and Wakefield Westgate.

Northern:

All day on Saturday and before 08:10 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between:

  • Leeds and Moorthorpe.

  • York and Moorthorpe.

  • Leeds and Doncaster.

  • Wakefield Westgate and Knottingley.

Trains between Leeds and Sheffield via Barnsley and between Leeds and Nottingham will run to an amended timetable.

Sunday:

All day on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Leeds and Selby / York.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

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