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 23 and Sunday 24 July

Start date
End date
Route affected

East Midlands Railway between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

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

East Midlands Railway:

Replacement buses will run between Sheffield and Stockport. For journeys between Stockport and Liverpool Lime Street, you should use alternative services.


Buses will replace trains between Sheffield and Hope.

TransPennine Express:

Saturday only:

  • The 03:25 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will not run
  • The 05:08 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not run.
  • The 05:21 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not run.


Sunday only:

  • The 07:51 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not run.
  • The 08:13 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes service will not run.


Saturday and Sunday:

  • Services between Manchester and Sheffield / Doncaster / Cleethorpes will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate and Huddersfield and will terminate at Sheffield.
  • Services will operate as normal between Doncaster and Cleethorpes.


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.