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 Perth and Inverness from approximately 21:00 Saturday 11 all day Sunday 12 November

Start date
11/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Inverness and London Euston

ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Inverness

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperScotRailVirgin Trains East Coast

Network Rail are carrying out work on structures between Kingussie and Aviemore, closing all lines between Perth and Inverness.

Caledonian Sleeper - Sunday only, the Inverness to London Euston train is diverted between Inverness and Dundee (via Aberdeen). A replacement bus will run between Aviemore  and Dundee calling at Kingussie, Newtonmore, Dalwhinnie, Blair Athol, Pitlochry, Dunkeld & Birnam and Perth.

Customers at Gleneagles, Dunblane, Stirling and Falkirk Grahamstone should book via the Lowland Sleeper from Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

ScotRail - Sunday only, buses replace trains between Perth and Inverness.

Virgin Trains East Coast - from 19:00 Saturday to 09:00 Monday,  buses replace trains between Inverness and Perth calling at intermediate stations.

Please allow for an extended journey time of up to 90 minutes.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.