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 late night / early morning East Midlands Railway service from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August

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Various East Midlands Railway routes.

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East Midlands Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the East Midlands Railway network, closing some lines.

Monday to Friday

The 20:49 Doncaster to Peterborough service will terminate at Sleaford. A replacement bus service will be provided from Sleaford to Peterborough.

The 23:10 Peterborough to Lincoln service will start from Sleaford. A rail replacement bus service will operate from Peterborough to Sleaford to connect with train.

After 23:45, trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham may be subject to diversion and amended journey times due to work in the Chesterfield area.

After 23:45, trains between London St Pancras International and Corby will start / terminate at Kettering. A replacement bus service will be provided between Kettering and Corby.


The 04:54 Sheffield to London St Pancras International will depart earlier than normal from Sheffield at 04:45.

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:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.