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 Perth and Inverness from late on Saturday 10 until early on Monday 12 November

Start date
10/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Inverness

London North Eastern Railway between London Kings Cross and Inverness

ScotRail between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon North Eastern RailwayScotRail

Engineering work is taking place between Perth and Inverness, closing all lines.

Caledonian Sleeper:

On Sunday 11 November, the 20:26 Inverness to London Euston service will be diverted via Fife. A replacement bus will run between Aviemore and Dundee to connect with this train, calling at Kingussie, Newtonmore, Dalwhinnie, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Dunkeld & Birnham and Perth.

London North Eastern Railway:

On Saturday, the 12:00 London Kings Cross to Inverness service will terminate at Perth. A replacement bus will run between Perth and Inverness.

On Sunday, services between Perth and Inverness in both directions will be replaced by buses.

On Monday, the 07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross service will start from Perth. A replacement bus will run from Inverness to Perth.


Services between Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness / Elgin will be replaced by buses between Perth and Inverness.

Additionally, after 21:00 the following amendments will apply:

  • The 1936 Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street and the 21:45 Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen services will be diverted via Fife. Replacement buses will run between Falkirk Grahamston and Dundee for intermediate stations.
  • After 20:35, services between Edinburgh and Dunblane / Perth will be replaced by buses between Falkirk Grahamston and Dunblane / Perth.
  • After 20:15, services between Glasgow Queen Street and Alloa will be replace by buses between Falkirk Grahamston and Stirling, and between Stirling and Alloa.

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.