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 Kilmarnock and Dumfries from Saturday 13 to Friday 26 July

Start date
13/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Glasgow Central / Dumfries and Carlisle

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Kilmarnock and Carlisle, closing various parts of the line.

Friday 12 July

The 23:13 Glasgow to Dumfries service will terminate Kilmarnock. Two replacement buses will run from Kilmarnock to Dumfries.

One express bus will run direct from Kilmarnock to Dumfries. The second will call all stops from Kilmarnock to Dumfries

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock / Dumfries and Carlisle.

Monday 15 to Thursday 25 July

Buses replace trains between Kilmarnock and Dumfries.

Express buses will operate to connect with journeys to Newcastle.

Friday 26 July

The 05:13 and 05:45 Dumfries to Glasgow will start from Kilmarnock.

Buses will depart Dumfries at 04:01 & 04:31, calling all stations, arriving at Kilmarnock to connect into a train to Glasgow

Trains will run as normal between Dumfries and Carlisle

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.