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 Nottingham on Sunday 12 July

Start date
12/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Exeter St Davids / Bristol  Temple Meads / Reading / Birmingham New Street and Sheffield / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen

Northern between Leeds / Sheffield and Nottingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sheffield and Chesterfield, closing various lines.


Services to / from Scotland will be diverted to an alternative route, additionally calling at Doncaster and extending journey times by 30 minutes.

Services between Reading and Newcastle will be amended to run between Reading and Derby only.


Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Nottingham.

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.