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Amended services between Preston and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central on Sunday 12 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 May 2024 to 12 May 2024

Route(s) affected

All services to / from Glasgow Central


Engineering work is taking place between Oxenholme for Lake District and Motherwell, closing various lines.

Avanti West Coast:

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 for Lake District.

Replacement buses will operate between:

  • Preston and Carlisle

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central


Trains will be diverted between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central, and will not call at Motherwell.

Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

TransPennine Express:


Trains will operate between Manchester and Oxenholme only.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Oxenholme and Carlisle

  • Carlisle and Edinburgh


The 04:22 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will start from Carlisle at 06:22.

Information on how LNER services are affected can be found here.

Information on how ScotRail services are affected can be found here.

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.