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 to / from Fort William on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October

Start date
20/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston / Edinburgh and Fort William

ScotRail between Glasgow Central / Glasgow Queen Street and Balloch / Helensburgh Central / Oban / Fort William

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian Sleeper

Engineering work is taking place between Dalmuir and Dalreoch, closing all lines.

As a result, the following services will be amended:

Caledonian Sleeper:


The 04:50 Edinburgh to Fort William service will be cancelled. A replacement bus will run from Kingussie (connecting with the Caledonian Sleeper service to Inverness) to Tulloch, Roy Bridge, Spean Bridge and Fort William.


The 19:00 Fort William to Edinburgh / London Euston service will be cancelled. A replacement bus will run from Fort William via Spean Bridge, Roy Bridge, Tulloch to Kingussie to connect with the Inverness to Edinburgh / London Euston service.

Please note that no Caledonian Sleeper train or bus service will call at the following stations on Saturday or Sunday:

  • Corrour
  • Rannoch
  • Bridge of Orchy
  • Upper Tyndrum
  • Crianlarich
  • Ardlui
  • Arrochar & Tarbet
  • Garelochhead
  • Helensburgh Upper
  • Dalmuir
  • Glasgow Queen Street



It is not yet known how ScotRail will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

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.