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Amended services between Preston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central on Sunday 19 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 19 May 2024 to 19 May 2024

Route(s) affected

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

CrossCountry between Plymouth and Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

ScotRail between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Shotts / Carstairs and

between Carlisle and Dumfries / Glasgow Central

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh


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

Avanti West Coast:

No train service at Penrith, Carlisle, Lockerbie, Motherwell, Glasgow Central, Haymarket and Edinburgh.

An amended train timetable will operate, with most trains running between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Preston / Lancaster. A few trains will run to / from Oxenholme Lake District.

Replacement buses will run between Preston and Carlisle, and between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.


Trains will not call at Motherwell. A replacement bus service will operate between Edinburgh and Motherwell.


You can see how LNER are affected here.

TransPennine Express:

Trains will run between Manchester and Oxenholme only.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Oxenholme and Carlisle.

  • Carlisle and Edinburgh.


Buses will replace trains between Wishaw and Lanark, calling at Carluke.

Trains at Wishaw will arrive / depart from platform 2.

Train services will run between Glasgow Central and Wishaw, calling at Cambuslang, Uddingston, Bellshill, Motherwell and Shieldmuir.

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.