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 19 July

Start date
19/07/2020  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 

East Midlands Railway between Sheffield and London St Pancras International and between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham  

Northern between Leeds / Sheffield and Nottingham

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayNorthern

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.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains to / from London will not call at Chesterfield and journey times will be extended. 

Customers for Chesterfield are advised to use either Cross Country services between Derby and Sheffield, or EMR regional services between Nottingham and Sheffield.

Due to engineering works taking place between Wellingborough and Bedford, some services will be subject to minor re-timings, either running later or earlier. 


Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Nottingham.  

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.