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 and Sheffield on Sunday 5 April

Start date
05/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras and Sheffield / Leeds / York

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Derby and Chesterfield, closing some lines in the area.


Services between Reading and Newcastle will be amended to run between Reading and Derby only. Services to / from Scotland will be diverted between Derby and Sheffield, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

East Midlands Railway:

Services between London St Pancras International and Sheffield will be diverted, not calling at Derby. Replacement bus services will run between Derby and East Midlands Parkway, connecting with train services to / from London.

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.