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 Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly on Sunday 1 March

Start date
01/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

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 between Dore and Edale, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Stockport and also between Chesterfield and Stockport. Customers should use alternative trains between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street.


Buses replace trains between Sheffield and Chinley, calling at all stations apart from Edale. A replacement minibus service will run between Hope and Edale.

TransPennine Express:

A reduced train service will run between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly, running on an alternative route and not calling at Stockport or Dore & Totley. These services are expected to be busy, and customers are advised to travel on alternative days if possible. Customers travelling through to / from Manchester Airport will have to change at Manchester Piccadilly.

A separate service will run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes. Please note that no TransPennine Express services will run between Doncaster and Sheffield.

Customers for Stockport will need to change at Manchester Piccadilly.

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.