Updates as train derails outside Sheffield station

Sheffield Station
Credit: St BC via Wikipedia

Northern has announced that some lines are blocked after a train has derailed just outside Sheffield station.

Disruption is currently expected to last until at least 12 pm on the 9th October 2018. Staff are currently on route to try and resolve the issue.

East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry, Northern and TransPennine Express are all currently experiencing delays, so please check before travelling.

We do not know have any confirmation about the derailment, how it happened etc. However according to the below tweet, there was no one on board:

We will hope to update you as soon as possible of any updates we receive.

Updates

  • 19:00 on 9th October 2018: delays expected until 20:30
  • 17:00 on 9th October 2018: this incident is still live and as such, train services are still delayed, changed or cancelled. Please check before travelling

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I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.

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