Commuters facing travel disruption following downpours

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RAIL passengers could face disruption to their journeys today because of flooding.

The downpours have affected services between Doncaster and Sheffield and the following changes have been released by National Rail Enquiries:

* Northern Rail - buses will replace trains between Doncaster and Swinton, with journey times extended by up to 30 minutes. Passengers are advised to travel via Wakefield Westgate.

* First TransPennine Express - buses replace trains between Doncaster and Sheffield, with journey times extended by up to 40 minutes.

* CrossCountry - trains will be diverted and will not call at Doncaster.

To find out how this impacts on your journey and to get alternative options, use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner, or call TrainTracker on 0871 200 49 50.