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 between Glasgow Central and Motherwell on Sunday 7 April

Start date
07/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Glasgow Central and London Euston

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
Caledonian SleeperCrossCountryScotRailTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains

Engineering work  is taking place between Glasgow Central and Motherwell, closing some lines.

Caledonian Sleeper:

The 21:45 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will depart at approximately 21:40 and will be diverted via Mount Florida.


Rail replacement transport will run between Motherwell and Glasgow Central


Glasgow Central High Level:

Services between Glasgow Central and Lanark will be diverted, and will not call at Cambuslang. Services will operate every hour, with replacement buses calling at all usual stations hourly.

Services between Glasgow Central and Newton will be amended to run between Glasgow Central and Larkhall / Motherwell.

Services between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Shotts will run between Carfin and Edinburgh only. Replacement buses will run between Glasgow Central and Carfin.

Glasgow Central Low Level:

An amended service will operate, with train services running between Balloch / Milngavie and Rutherglen.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet).
  • Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Hamilton Central and Cambuslang).
  • Glasgow Central and Motherwell.

TransPennine Express:

Trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will depart Glasgow Central up to 15 minutes earlier than normal.

Trains from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central are retimed to arrive at Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes later than normal.

Virgin Trains:

Trains will be diverted via Mount Florida, increasing journey times by a few minutes. Some services will be amended to start / terminate at Carlisle.

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.