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 Hope on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July

Start date
End date
Route affected

East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham / Norwich

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Hope and Sheffield, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will be amended to run between Sheffield and Norwich only. Replacement buses will run between Sheffield and Stockport. You can use Northern / TransPennine Express services to complete your journey.


Buses replace trains between Hope and Sheffield.

TransPennine Express:

An amended timetable will run between Sheffield and Manchester, with extended journey times. Trains will be diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield, not calling at Stockport. They will call additionally call at Huddersfield.

No services will run between Sheffield and Doncaster.

Check before you travel:

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

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.