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 Leeds and Pontefract Monkhill via Wakefield until 16:25 on Sunday 21 July

Start date
21/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Leeds and Knottingley

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate, closing the line between the stations from 08:55 until 16:25.

During this time, trains between Leeds and Knottingley will divert via Castleford.

Wakefield Westgate, Wakefield Kirkgate, Streethouse, Featherstone and Pontefract Tanshelf will not be served. However, replacement buses will run between Leeds and Pontefract Monkhill to serve these stations.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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