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 train services in the Meadowhall area on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August

Start date
08/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Leeds / Scarborough

Northern between Sheffield and Doncaster / Leeds (via Moorthorpe) / Hull / York / Scarborough

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Meadowhall and Swinton, closing some lines over the course of the weekend.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains that usually run to / from Leeds / Scarborough will be amended to run between Sheffield and Luton only (additional engineering work also takes place in the Luton area).


Services between Sheffield and Leeds (via Moorthorpe) / Hull / Scarborough will be amended to run via Rotherham Central.

Services that usually run between Sheffield and Doncaster / York will not run. Customers should use alternative train services.

TransPennine Express:

Please note: This engineering work is subject to alteration and may not affect TransPennine Express.

Train services will not call at Meadowhall, and will run non-stop between Sheffield and Doncaster. Customers for Meadowhall should use alternative train services, or Sheffield Supertram between Sheffield station and Meadowhall at their own expense.

Additionally on Saturday, the 20:53 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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