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 on Sunday 11 September

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East Midlands Railway between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Sheffield and Nottingham / Peterborough / Norwich

Northern between Carlisle / Leeds / Sheffield and Nottingham

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthern

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


Buses replace trains between Sheffield and Nottingham.

East Midlands Railway:

Services will be diverted between Chesterfield and Nottingham, and will not call at Alfreton, Langley Mill and Ilkeston. Rail replacement buses will be provided calling at these intermediate stations, and will connect to service to / from Chesterfield not Nottingham.

As a result of the diversion, all Nottingham - Matlock services will depart up to 15 minutes later from Nottingham. All services Matlock - Nottingham services will depart at usual times from Matlock.

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.