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.

Amended service through Haymarket over the New Year period

Start date
27/12/2019  00:00
End date
01/01/2020 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth and Aberdeen / Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

ScotRail through Haymarket

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh

Virgin Trains between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLNERScotRailTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place at Haymarket, closing most lines through the station.

CrossCountry

From Friday 27 at 22:00 until Monday 30 December at 04:30, trains will not run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. Customers should use alternative rail / bus services to help complete journeys.

LNER

From Friday 27 at 22:00 until Monday 30 December at 04:30, trains will not run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

On Wednesday 1 January, trains will not run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central / Stirling / Inverness / Aberdeen.

ScotRail

ScotRail services will not run through Haymarket. For full details on how these services will be affected, please see here.

TransPennine Express

From Friday 27 at 22:00 until Monday 30 December at 04:30, TransPennine Express services will not run to and from Edinburgh.

Replacement buses will be provided between Carlisle, Lockerbie and Edinburgh. Journey times will be extended by up to 90 minutes.

On Tuesday 31 December, the 20:07 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will terminate at Lockerbie.

Virgin Trains

Trains will be diverted via an alternative route in to Edinburgh. Trains will be unable to call at Haymarket. Journey times will be increased by up to 10 minutes.

Additionally on Saturday,  the 12:43 London Euston to Edinburgh service will terminate at Preston.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with CrossCountry, TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes for LNER and ScotRail are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.