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 to and from Glasgow Central on Sunday 31 March

Start date
31/03/2019  00:00
End date
31/03/2019 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Glasgow Central and Newcastle / Leeds / Bristol Temple Meads / Plymouth / Penzance

ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Motherwell / Edinburgh / Lanark / Newton / Larkhall, and also between Balloch / Milngavie and Larkhall / Motherwell

TransPennine Express between Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport

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

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryScotRailTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place just outside of Glasgow Central station towards Rutherglen, closing some lines.

CrossCountry services will be replaced by buses between Glasgow Central and Motherwell.

ScotRail - the following alterations will apply to the service to / from the High Level station:

  • Lanark services will operate by Cathcart, not calling at Cambuslang. An hourly bus service will operate to help with journeys.
  • Newton services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell
  • Shotts services will be replaced by buses between Glasgow Central and Carfin

ScotRail - the following alterations will apply to the service to / from the Low Level station:

  • Buses will replace trains between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet and Hamilton)
  • Buses will replace trains between Glasgow Central Low Level and Motherwell / Carfin

TransPennine Express - it is not yet known how services will be affected.

Virgin Trains services will be diverted via Mount Florida, increasing journey times by a few minutes. Some services will be amended to not run between Glasgow Central and Carlisle.

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

Bicycles:

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.