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.

Amended service between Motherwell and Glasgow Central on Sunday 17 June

Start date
17/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Wakefield Westgate / Leeds / Edinburgh and Glasgow Central

ScotRail between and Lanark / Motherwell / Glasgow Central / Milngavie

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central

Virgin Trains between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central

Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Motherwell and Glasgow Central, closing some lines.


Replacement buses will run between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.


ScotRail services are not affected by these engineering works.

TransPennine Express:

TransPennine Express services are not affected by these engineering works.

Virgin Trains:

Services will be diverted between Motherwell and Glasgow Central to run via Mount Florida.

Virgin Trains East Coast:

The 16:30 London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central service will terminate at Edinburgh. A replacement bus will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell. Customers travelling to Glasgow can use their tickets on ScotRail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, ScotRail, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains East Coast, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.