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 between Friday 23 November and Tuesday 27 November

Start date
23/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between Perth and Inverness

TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperLondon North Eastern RailwayScotRail

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

Caledonian Sleeper

The 21:16 London Euston to Inverness on Friday 23 November, and 21:00 London Euston to Inverness on Sunday 25 November will be diverted via Fife and Aberdeen. Rail replacement bus services will connect at Dundee for all stations to Inverness.

The 20:26 Inverness to London Euston on Sunday 25 November, and 20:45 Inverness to London Euston on Monday 26 November will be diverted via Aberdeen and Fife. Rail replacement services will connect at Dundee for all stations to Perth.

London North Eastern Railway

From Friday evening to Tuesday morning, services to / from Inverness will start and terminate at Perth. Rail replacement services will be provided to serve stations between Perth and Inverness.


Trains Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh and Inverness on Saturday 24 and Monday 26 November will run to Perth. Buses will replace trains between Perth and Inverness.

From 21:00 on Sunday 25 November buses will replace trains between Falkirk Grahamston and Dundee / Dunblane / Perth / Stirling. Connecting shuttle buses will be provided where necessary.

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.