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 services in the Wakefield area on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August

Start date
10/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Grand Central between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross

Northern between Leeds and Knottingley / Sheffield / Lincoln / Nottingham and also between Huddersfield and Castleford

TOC(s) affected
Grand CentralNorthern

Bridge and tunnel maintenance is taking place in the Wakefield area, closing some lines.

Grand Central:

Services to / from Bradford Interchange will be retimed and diverted, and will not call at Low Moor, Halifax, Brighouse, Mirfield, Wakefield Kirkgate or Pontefract Monkhill. Trains will instead call at Wakefield Westgate.

Replacement buses will run between Halifax and Wakefield Westgate.


Leeds - Knottingley:

Trains will be diverted, not calling at Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate. Replacement buses will run between Wakefield Westgate and Pontefract Monkhill, calling at Streethouse and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Leeds - Sheffield:

Trains will run between Sheffield and Barnsley only. Replacement buses will run between Barnsley and Leeds.

Leeds - Lincoln / Nottingham:

Trains will be diverted via Wakefield Westgate, not calling at Barnsley or Wakefield Kirkgate. Replacement buses will run between Meadowhall and Wakefield Westgate, calling at Barnsley and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Huddersfield - Castleford via Wakefield:

On Saturday only, trains between Huddersfield and Castleford will be replaced by buses throughout. These services do not normally run on Sundays.

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.