Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh from 11:30 on Saturday 18 until 11:30 on Sunday 19 May

Start date
18/05/2019  00:00
End date
19/05/2019 
Route affected
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TransPennine Express between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport

Virgin Trains between Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and London Euston

 
TOC(s) affected
TransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Track work is taking place between Carlisle and Lockerbie, closing all lines.

TransPennine Express:

From 11:30 on Saturday until 14:30 on Sunday, replacement buses will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh, calling at Lockerbie. Buses will not call at Haymarket, customers should travel via Edinburgh.

Customers travelling to / from Glasgow Central should use Virgin Trains replacement buses. Customers to / from Motherwell should travel via Glasgow Central, using ScotRail services between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

Additionally, the 15:14 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service will not run on Sunday.

Virgin Trains:

Buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Services between London Euston and Glasgow Central will be amended to run between London Euston and Carlisle only. Services to Scotland that run via Birmingham will be amended to terminate at and start back from Preston.

On Saturday, the last trains to run to and from Scotland will be the 07:15 Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central and the 10:00 Glasgow Central to London Euston.

On Sunday, the first trains to run to and from Scotland will be 10:46 London Euston to Glasgow Central and the 13:55 Glasgow Central to London Euston.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.