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 late night / early morning services between Carlisle and Kilmarnock from Monday 18th December to Friday 22 December

Start date
18/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Carlisle and Glasgow Central

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place near Kilmarnock, closing the line.

Buses will run between Carlisle and Dumfries / Kilmarnock, calling at all stations.

Some buses may run earlier than the advertised train times. Please check before travelling.

Monday to Thursday

The 23:13 Glasgow Central to Dumfries service will terminate at Kilmarnock.

The 23:10 Carlisle to Dumfries service is cancelled.

Tuesday to Friday

The 04:58 Dumfries to Carlisle is cancelled.

The 05:13 and 05:45 Dumfries to Carlisle services will start from Kilmarnock.

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.