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 Inverkeithing and Markinch on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

Start date
28/03/2020  00:00
End date
29/03/2020 
Route affected
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Caledonian Sleeper between Edinburgh and Aberdeen

CrossCountry between Plymouth and Aberdeen 

LNER between London Kings Cross / Leeds and Aberdeen

ScotRail between Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton / Kirkcaldy

 
TOC(s) affected
Caledonian SleeperCrossCountryLNERScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Inverkeithing and Markinch, closing the line.

Caledonian Sleeper:

Trains will be diverted between Edinburgh and Aberdeen via but not calling at Dunfermline and will not call at Kirkcaldy.

There is no alternative transport and customers should use ScotRail train / bus services to complete their journey.

CrossCountry:

Buses will replace trains between Inverkeithing and Markinch. Customers may have to change buses at Kirkcaldy to complete their journey.

LNER:

Trains are diverted between Edinburgh and Dundee and will not call at Inverkeithing, Kirkcaldy and Leuchars. 

Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Dundee calling at Inverkeithing, Kirkcaldy and Leuchars. 

ScotRail:

Buses will replace trains between Inverkeithing and Markinch. On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Inverkeithing and Glenrothes with Thornton via Kirkcaldy, and between Inverkeithing and Cowdenbeath on Sunday.

Train services between Edinburgh and Perth / Dundee / Arbroath / Aberdeen / Inverness will be diverted to run via Dunfermline Town, with some services making additional stops. A shuttle train service will run between Edinburgh and Inverkeithing.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with Caledonian Sleeper and CrossCountry 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.