East Midlands Railway Status | Amended service between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly from Saturday 16 to Friday 22 March

Updated at: 09-Feb-2024 13:32:09: PM

Operator:  East Midlands Railway

National Rail Live Status Updates
Routes affected:

East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Liverpool Lime Street

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Description of Incident

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

East Midlands Railway:

Saturday to Friday:

Replacement buses will run between Chesterfield and Stockport, and between Sheffield and Stockport. These buses will not call at any intermediate stations.

For stations between Stockport and Liverpool Lime Street, you should use Northern or TransPennine services to complete your journey.

Saturday and Monday to Friday:

Trains that usually run between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Norwich and Sheffield.


Trains that usually run between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Norwich and Nottingham, and between Nottingham and Sheffield. These trains will run to an amended timetable.


Buses replace trains between Sheffield and New Mills Newtown via New Mills Central.

Edale will be served by a mini bus shuttle to / from Hope.

TransPennine Express:

Trains between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted to run on an alternative route, with trains running once every two hours.

An hourly shuttle service will run between Doncaster and Cleethorpes. Two trains per hour will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street (hourly on Sundays).

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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