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 service at Sheffield from Saturday 30 July until Monday 1 August

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Northern between Leeds and Nottingham and also between Sheffield and Doncaster / Adwick / Scarborough / Huddersfield / Manchester Piccadilly 

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes / Doncaster / Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport, and also between Cleethorpes and Sheffield 

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East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place in the Sheffield area, closing some lines.

The following amended service will operate over the weekend:

East Midlands Railway:

To / from London:

Some services between London St Pancras International and Sheffield will run between London and Derby only. Others will run between London and Sheffield, but will be diverted and will not call at Chesterfield.

Buses replace trains between Derby and Sheffield.

To / from Liverpool:

Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich will run between Sheffield and Norwich only, and will run to an amended timetable.

Replacement buses will run between Sheffield and Stockport.


Saturday & Sunday

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Sheffield and Nottingham.
  • Barnsley and Huddersfield.
  • Sheffield and Hope.


Trains between Leeds and Nottingham will start / terminate at Sheffield.

Trains between Sheffield and Doncaster / Adwick will not run.

Trains between Sheffield and Scarborough, will call additionally at Rotherham Central, Swinton, Mexborough and Conisbrough.

Trains between Sheffield and Huddersfield will start / terminate at Barnsley.

Trains between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly will start / terminate at Hope.

TransPennine Express:

Saturday & Sunday

Trains between Manchester and Cleethorpes / Doncaster / Sheffield will divert via Wakefield Kirkgate and Huddersfield and will instead terminate at Sheffield. 

Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will run as normal. 

The following services will not run:


  • The 03:25 Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  • The 05:08 Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  • The 05:21 Sheffield to Cleethorpes



  • 07:51 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  • 08:13 Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes


On Monday, the 03:45 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will additionally call at Huddersfield. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Northern or TransPennine Express, 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.