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Work to replace town centre railway means no trains to and from Barnsley

Monday August 8 2016


The railway at Jumble Lane will be replaced The railway at Jumble Lane will be replaced


WORK to replace part of the railway in the town centre will take place later this month - meaning no trains will run to or from Barnsley over a weekend. 

National Rail says that the railway running through Barnsley station and over Jumble Lane level crossing will be replaced.

It means that Jumble Lane will be closed from Friday 19 August to Monday 22 August and the railway will be closed on the Saturday and Sunday (20 and 21 August). 

It means that no train services will run to or from Barnsley on the Saturday and the Sunday. However, replacement bus services will be in place. 

Leeds-Sheffield services via Barnsley will run between Leeds and Wakefield Kirkgate, with a connecting bus service between Wakefield Kirkgate and Sheffield.

The bus service will pick up from Barnsley. 

Leeds-Nottingham services will run as normal to Wakefield Kirkgate, then divert via Wakefield Westgate and Moorthorpe with a connecting bus service between Wakefield Kirkgate, Barnsley, Meadowhall and Sheffield.

Huddersfield-Sheffield services will run between Huddersfield and Penistone with a connecting bus service between Penistone and Sheffield.

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Reply Posted by Sue on Monday August 8 2016 at 17:05
There'll be loads of complains but if work needs doing then it needs doing - we don't want accidents because of lack of maintenance

Reply Posted by Jamie on Monday August 8 2016 at 18:52
On the day I need to catch a train to Huddersfield :/ Great!

Reply Posted by kimberley on Tuesday August 9 2016 at 19:34
lets open a GOFUNDME page for this poor guy a TAXI to Huddersfield , yawn

Reply Posted by incognito on Monday August 8 2016 at 21:56
aye i were looking forward to be riding on thomas the tank engine inta barnsley tarn

Reply Posted by Andrew Walker on Tuesday August 9 2016 at 13:15
Great, looks like a long trip to Penistone via Bower Hill, and then get on a train to Huddersfield, and then ride back all the way from there to Silkstone Common, a round trip of 18 miles.

Reply Posted by yvonne on Tuesday August 9 2016 at 19:32
I feel so sorry for you NOT!!

Reply Posted by Nono on Tuesday August 9 2016 at 17:56
Constructive comments only required! Incognito! Stupid inane comments are a waste of time. These type of closures can make it a long frustrating day for commuters. I feel sorry for you all.

Reply Posted by Aunt Hilda on Thursday August 11 2016 at 07:30
Not sure why trains can't run from Dodworth to Huddersfield with busses put on to get to Doddy.

Reply Posted by Bryan on Monday August 15 2016 at 18:12
@NONO - And who, do you think you are..? this is a forum and everyone has a right to say something, whether is constructive or not!

Reply Posted by Gaz on Tuesday August 16 2016 at 01:17
They ought to scrap this train station completely if you can even call it that, it runs like 3 services going nowhere useful and its an eyesore as well as a grievance because every time you wanna cross the gates seem to come down

Reply Posted by Dave on Saturday August 20 2016 at 13:00
What on earth are you on about? I wouldn't call trains to Sheffield, Wakefield, Leeds and Huddersfield as "nowhere". Nowt wrong with the station either. Seen many worse.

Reply Posted by Jenny on Saturday August 20 2016 at 20:43
Why can't they make a track that runs to Doncaster,?

Reply Posted by KT8 on Saturday August 20 2016 at 23:05
everyone always moans when this happens, but would you rather have faulty or old tracks that never get repaired??
I enjoy added bonus you get a free ride to work!

Reply Posted by sarah jones on Sunday August 21 2016 at 13:58
Are trains running tomorrow bck to normal

Reply Posted by Claire on Tuesday August 23 2016 at 16:37
Do we know if they're running ok now?