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 in the Motherwell area on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May

Start date
24/05/2019  00:00
End date
26/05/2019 
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 Friday 24 May, the 23:50 London Euston to Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will be diverted via Dumfries / Carstairs and will not call at Carstairs or Motherwell.

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:

Saturday:

Trains between Glasgow Central and Lanark will be diverted via Holytown and will terminate at Wishaw. Buses will replace trains between Bellshill and Lanark, calling at Motherwell, Shieldmuir, Wishaw, Carluke and Lanark.

Trains will not run between Glasgow Central and Motherwell. Customers are advised to take Glasgow Central to Wishaw services and change at Bellshill for a bus connection to / from Motherwell.

Trains to / from Motherwell from Balloch / Dalmuir via Whifflet will be revised to start / terminate at Whifflet. Buses will replace trains between Whifflet and Motherwell.

Buses will replace trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh, calling at all stations.

Sunday:

Trains between Glasgow Central and Lanark will be diverted via Holytown and will terminate at Wishaw. Buses will replace trains between Bellshill and Lanark, calling at Motherwell, Shieldmuir, Wishaw, Carluke and Lanark.

Trains will not run between Glasgow Central and Motherwell. Customers are advised to take Glasgow Central to Wishaw services and change at Bellshill for a bus connection to / from Motherwell.

Trains to / from Motherwell from Balloch / Dalmuir via Whifflet will be revised to start / terminate at Whifflet. Buses will replace trains between Whifflet and Motherwell.

TransPennine Express:

It is not yet known how TransPennine Express services are affected by this engineering work.

Virgin Trains:

Saturday:

Trains to / from Glasgow Central will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton, then terminate at Carlisle.

Replacement road transport will operate between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Sunday:

Trains to / from Glasgow Central will be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton, then terminate at Lancaster.

Replacement road transport will operate between Lancaster and Glasgow Central. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, LNER or ScotRail, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Caledonian Sleeper, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains, 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

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.