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 Moorthorpe and Sheffield on Sunday 5 May

Start date
05/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / York / Leeds and Sheffield / Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Plymouth / Penzance

Northern between York / Leeds and Sheffield

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Moorthorpe and Swinton, closing all lines.


Trains will be diverted, not calling at Wakefield Westgate. Customers should change at Leeds or Doncaster for alternative services to / from Wakefield Westgate.

Services that usually run via Doncaster will be unaffected by this work, and will be able to call at Wakefield Westgate.


Trains that usually run between York / Leeds and Sheffield will run between York / Leeds and Moorthorpe only. Replacement buses will run between Moorthorpe and Sheffield.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.