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 late night / early morning trains between Dumfries and Kilmarnock / Carlisle from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November

Start date
19/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Glasgow Central / Carlisle and Dumfries 

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the New Cumnock area, closing all lines each night.

Monday to Thursday

  • 23:13 Glasgow Central to Dumfries will terminate at Kilmarnock. A bus will operate from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
  • 23:10 Carlisle to Dumfries is cancelled. A bus will replace this service

Tuesday to Friday

  • 04:58 Dumfries to Carlisle is cancelled. A bus will replace this service
  • 05:46 Dumfries to Glasgow Central will start from Kilmarnock. A bus will depart at 05:46 from Dumfries to Kilmarnock

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.