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No trains between Lancaster / Oxenholme Lake District and Carlisle on Sunday 14 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Route(s) affected

Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Carlisle / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly and Carlisle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central


Engineering work is taking place between Oxenholme Lake District and Carlisle, closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Trains from London / Birmingham / Crewe will be amended to terminate at Preston / Lancaster / Oxenholme Lake District. Trains will run to an amended timetable between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Preston and Carlisle.

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central (direct).

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

TransPennine Express:

TransPennine Express will operate train services between:

  • Manchester Airport and Oxenholme.

  • Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Rail Replacement will be in operation between Oxenholme and Carlisle.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Avanti West Coast, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.