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 Glasgow Central and Motherwell / Carlisle Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July

Start date
30/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Glasgow Central and London Euston

CrossCountry between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh / Newcastle / Leeds / Sheffield / Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth

London North Eastern Railway between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh / London Kings Cross

ScotRail between Balloch / Milngavie / Glasgow Central and Bridgeton / Motherwell / Larkhall

TransPennine Express between Glasgow Central and Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Airport

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

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperCrossCountryScotRailTransPennine ExpressVirgin TrainsLondon North Eastern Railway

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

Caledonian Sleeper

On Sunday the 20:26 Inverness to London Euston service will be diverted and not call at Gleneagles, Dunblane, Stirling or Falkirk Grahamston.


Buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

London North Eastern Railway

Trains will not run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

Customers should use ScotRail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street.


Glasgow Central to Edinburgh (via Shotts) services

A reduced train service operates between Carfin and Edinburgh.
Buses replace trains between Glasgow Central and Shotts.

Glasgow Central - Lanark

An hourly train service will operate between Glasgow Central and Lanark (via Mount Florida) and will not call at Cambuslang. An hourly replacement bus will also operate, calling at all booked stops.

Ayr/Glasgow Central to Edinburgh/North Berwick (via Carstairs)

Train services operate Ayr to Glasgow Central & Motherwell to Edinburgh/North Berwick. 
Customers are advised to use connecting bus or train service to/from Motherwell.

Glasgow Central - Newton Services

Train services are amended to operate to/from Larkhall and Motherwell (both hourly services)
An hourly train service will also operate between Cumbernauld and Motherwell.

TransPennine Express


Services FROM Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will be re-timed to depart up to 10 minutes EARLIER than advertised.

Services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will be re-timed to arrive at Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes later than advertised.


Services are amended as part of the normal timetable.

Virgin Trains

Services that run between London Euston and Glasgow Central via Birmingham will be revised to start / terminate at Carlisle. Services that run via Nuneaton will divert via Mount Florida, resulting in services arriving later and leaving earlier at Glasgow Central. 

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 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.