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 service between Derby / Nottingham and Sheffield on Sunday 5 January

Start date
05/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Exeter St Davids / Bristol Temple Meads / Guildford / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Dundee

East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Leeds / York, and also between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Nottingham and Sheffield / Leeds

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Chesterfield and Sheffield, closing some lines.


Trains to and from Scotland will divert between Chesterfield and Sheffield, and also via Doncaster. Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 60 minutes.

Trains which usually run between Reading and Newcastle will operate between Reading and Derby only. Customers may need to change trains.

East Midlands Railway

Trains will be diverted between Chesterfield and Sheffield, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes.

As a result of other engineering work taking place in the Spondon area, some early morning trains to / from London St Pancras International will be replaced by a bus between Derby and East Midlands Parkway.


Buses will replace trains between Nottingham and Sheffield.

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.