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 Dundee and Aberdeen on every Sunday from 7 January until 4 February

Start date
07/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Aberdeen

CrossCountry between Plymouth / Edinburgh and Aberdeen

ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Aberdeen

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperCrossCountryScotRailVirgin Trains East Coast

Engineering work is taking place between Dundee and Aberdeen, every Sunday until 4 February, closing the line between these stations.

Caledonian Sleeper

The Aberdeen to London Euston 'Highland' Sleeper service will be replaced by an earlier bus between Aberdeen and Dundee.


Buses will replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.


Buses will replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen. Each rail service will be replaced by 1 stopping, and 2 express schedule buses.

If you are travelling to and from Broughty Ferry, road transport will run to and from Dundee and Arbroath.

Customers should allow for extra time as journey times will be significantly extended.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Trains will not run between Dundee and Aberdeen. Buses will run between these stations, calling at stations usually served by the train.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.