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Amended service between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Shotts on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 13 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

ScotRail between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Carstairs / Shotts


Engineering work is taking place between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Carstairs / Shotts, closing all lines.


Glasgow Central to Edinburgh via Shotts:

Trains will run between Carfin and Edinburgh only.

Rail replacement buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.

If you are travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central you should change at Shotts for a rail replacement bus for stations beyond Carfin.

Glasgow Central to Edinburgh via Carstairs:

All trains will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Minibuses will run between Edinburgh and Kirknewton calling at Haymarket, Slateford, Kingsknowe, Wester Hailes and Curriehill in both directions, this connects at Kirknewton with a larger bus going onwards to either Glasgow or Edinburgh.


Trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Shotts will have amended arrival / departure times at Glasgow Central.


Saturday: Glasgow Central - Edinburgh via Shotts / Carstairs

Sunday: Glasgow Central - Edinburgh via Shotts

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.