TRAVEL: Trains, buses and planes disrupted by snow

By David Parker | 01/03/2018

TRAVEL: Trains, buses and planes disrupted by snow

THE cold weather has affected public transport across South Yorkshire today (Thursday) as the Beast from the East sweeps across Britain.

Services are affected as follows:


First Group

Service 13 - Bramley/Rotherham - Planned diversion - Hallaby View closed
Service 139/140 - Kimebrworth Park/Rotherham - Planned diversion - Not serving Church Street
Service 141/142 - Kimberworth Park/Rotherham - Diverted - Not serving Wagon Road or Nidderdale Road, instead diverted via Munsborough Rise and Roughwood Road.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Two flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport have been delayed.

Flight BE4415 to Amsterdam at 11am is delayed and is expected to depart at 1.30pm.
Flight TOM3432 to Arrecife at 2.20pm has been delayed and is expected to depart at 4.20pm.

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TransPennine Express

Trains are currently unable to run between:

Preston and Glasgow Central
Preston and Edinburgh 

Road transport is also unavailable due to the severe weather conditions.

TransPennine Express Train Tickets will be accepted for travel up to and including Saturday, March 3.

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Trains are also disrupted on the following routes:

Between Leeds and York.
Huddersfield and York
Between Northallerton and Middlesbrough - Customers travelling to and from Yarm at present are advised not to travel. Yarm will not be served.
Service between Manchester Airport and Preston will run between these stations only in both directions.

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The following routes are currently affected:

Castleford to Knottingley
Leeds to Carlisle
Leeds to Ilkley
Leeds to Morecambe
Leeds to Skipton
Carlisle to Hexham
Middlesbrough to Whitby
Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber
Morpeth and Chathill
Adwick and Doncaster - Trains that usually start and terminate at Adwick will be amended to start and terminate and Doncaster

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Virgin Trains East Coast

Services are currently suspended between Edinburgh and Newcastle until at least 10am

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