Future engineering work

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Amended service in the Motherwell area on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May

Start date
04/05/2019  00:00
End date
05/05/2019 
Route affected
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All routes through Motherwell

 
TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperCrossCountryLondon North Eastern RailwayScotRailTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

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

Caledonian Sleeper:

On Sunday 5 May, the Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross service is diverted via Holytown and will be unable to call at Motherwell. Please note, due to works at London Euston, Sleeper services will be diverted to / from London Kings Cross.

CrossCountry:

CrossCountry services to / from Glasgow Central will be diverted and unable to call at Motherwell. Customers may use alternative services between Glasgow Central and Motherwell.

London North Eastern Railway:

Services to / from Glasgow Central will not run between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh. Customers should use ScotRail services between Glasgow Central and Motherwell and replacement buses will run between Motherwell and Edinburgh.

ScotRail:

Services between Glasgow Central and Lanark will be diverted via Holytown. Buses will run between Bellshill and Wishaw calling at Motherwell and Shieldmuir.

Services between Glasgow Central and Motherwell will not run. Customers are advised to take services between Glasgow Central and Lanark, and change at Bellshill for a bus connection to Motherwell.

Services between Ayr and Edinburgh / North Berwick via Motherwell are diverted via Holytown, not calling at Motherwell. Customers should use replacement buses between Wishaw and Motherwell.

Services between Balloch / Dalmuir and Motherwell via Whifflet will be replaced by buses between Whifflet and Motherwell.

TransPennine Express:

Due to engineering work in the Preston area, buses will replace trains between Preston and Edinburgh on Saturday and Sunday. Customers should use Virgin Trains replacement buses between Preston and Glasgow Central.

On Monday, buses will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh. Customers should use Virgin Trains replacement buses between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Virgin Trains:

Due to engineering work in the Preston area, buses will replace trains between Preston and Glasgow Central on Saturday and Sunday. Customers should use TransPennine Express replacement buses between Preston and Edinburgh.

On Monday, buses will replace trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central. Customers should use TransPennine Express replacement buses between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.