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Amended service to / from Scotland on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 06 Apr 2024 to 07 Apr 2024

Route(s) affected

All Avanti West Coast services to / from Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

TransPennine Express services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Carlisle


Engineering work is taking place on Saturday in the Glasgow area, closing some lines and also on Sunday in the Carlisle area closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:


Services to / from Glasgow Central are reduced to one train per two hours, with extended journey times, calling additionally at Lockerbie, but not calling at Motherwell.

The remainder of the Glasgow Central service will start / terminate at Preston.

Some services will call additionally and Penrith and Oxenholme.

Edinburgh trains will run as normal.


No trains will serve Penrith, Carlisle, Lockerbie, Motherwell, Glasgow Central, Haymarket and Edinburgh.

A limited number of services will serve Lancaster and Oxenholme.

All remaining trains will start / terminate at Preston.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Preston and Carlisle.

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central (direct).

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central (calling at Lockerbie and Motherwell).

TransPennine Express:


There will be no train services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.


There will be no train services Oxenholme to Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Rail Replacement buses will run between Oxenholme and Carlisle, and between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.