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.

Reduced ScotRail trains to / from Glasgow Central from Sunday 24 to Tuesday 27 December

Start date
24/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Glasgow Central and East Kilbride / Neilston / Kilmarnock / Lanark / Larkhall / Shotts

The Cathcart Circular

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Glasgow Central area closing most lines.

There will be no ScotRail services on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Buses will replace trains between Glasgow Central and:

  • Newton via Cambuslang
  • Pollokshields West
  • Crossmyloof
  • Kings Park via Cathcart


Trains will run to a reduced and amended timetable.

Trains between Glasgow Central and Shoots will run between Motherwell and Shotts. Customers should use alternative road / rail services between Glasgow Central and Motherwell.

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.