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 / Derby on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July

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

Northern between Leeds / Sheffield and Nottingham

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East Midlands RailwayNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Dronfield and Alfreton, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Some services between London St Pancras and Sheffield will be amended to run between London St Pancras and Derby only. Other services will be diverted between Derby and Sheffield, not calling at Chesterfield. 

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Nottingham / Norwich will not run between Liverpool Lime Street and Sheffield, with trains running to amended times.

Replacement buses will run between Derby and Sheffield.


Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Nottingham.

Services between Sheffield and Doncaster will run to an amended timetable.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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.