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 Edinburgh and Dundee via Inverkeithing on Sunday 15 March

Start date
15/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Plymouth and Aberdeen

LNER between London Kings Cross and Aberdeen

Scotrail between Edinburgh and Dundee / Perth / Aberdeen / Inverness

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Edinburgh and Inverkeithing, closing various lines.


Buses replace trains between Edinburgh and Dundee


Trains to / from Aberdeen will be diverted and will not call at Inverkeithing, Kirkcaldy or Leuchars. A replacement coach service will be in operation.


Train services between Edinburgh and Aberdeen / Inverness will be diverted via Stirling, not calling at stations via Inverkeithing / Leuchars. These trains will be retimed, and may run earlier or later than usual.

Buses replace trains between:

  • Edinburgh and Dundee.
  • Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton.
  • North Queensferry and Dalmeny (minibus).

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with LNER or ScotRail, these changes 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.