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.

No trains at Wakefield Westgate on Sunday 10 May

Start date
10/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Reading / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Sheffield and York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Leeds

LNER between London Kings Cross and Leeds / Harrogate / Skipton

Northern between Sheffield / Doncaster / Knottingley and Leeds

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayLNERNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds via Outwood, closing all lines.


Trains will be diverted, not calling at Wakefield Westgate. Replacement buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Wakefield Westgate, and also between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds.

East Midlands Railway:

Services that run between London St Pancras and Leeds will be diverted after Sheffield, and will not call at Wakefield Westgate. Customers to / from Wakefield Westgate should use alternative train / bus services.


A reduced train service will run to / from Leeds, with trains being diverted between Leeds and Doncaster and not calling at Wakefield Westgate. A replacement bus service will run between Doncaster and Wakefield Westgate.


Buses will replace trains between Doncaster / Knottingley / Moorthorpe and Leeds.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway or Northern, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with LNER, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.