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 in the Edale area on Sunday 9 February

Start date
09/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place in the Edale area, closing various lines.

East Midlands Railway

Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Sheffield. Buses will replace trains between Chesterfield / Sheffield and Stockport.

Customers should use other train operators service for onward travel from Stockport.


Trains will start / terminate at Chinley. Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Chinley, calling all stations except Edale. A mini-bus shuttle service will operate between Hope and Edale.

TransPennine Express

Trains between Manchester, Sheffield, Doncaster and Cleethorpes will operate to a revised timetable.

A limited train service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield but will be diverted via an alternative route and will not serve Stockport or Dore & Totley.

These trains are expected to be exceptionally busy as they will be the only train service between the 2 cities. Customers are advised to travel on alternative days if possible.

Train services will also run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes at normal advertised times.

There will be no TransPennine Express train service between Sheffield, Meadowhall and Doncaster.

Customers travelling to / from Stockport or Manchester Airport will need to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly.

The 07:51 and 09:11 Sheffield to Manchester Airport, 09:45 Doncaster to Manchester Airport, 21:56 Manchester Airport to Doncaster and 22:56 Manchester Airport to Sheffield will not run.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands Railway, Northern or TransPennine Express, please use 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.