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 Chinley on Sunday 29 March

Start date
29/03/2020  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 in the Edale area, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains are replaced by buses between Chesterfield / Sheffield and Stockport. Customers may also use TransPennine Express services between Sheffield and Stockport.


Trains are replaced by buses between Sheffield and Chinley. Due to restricted road access, customers for Edale will have to travel on a mini-bus service 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.