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.

No trains between Wigan North Western and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Lockerbie from Saturday 11 to Monday 13 April

Start date
11/04/2020  00:00
End date
13/04/2020 
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport / Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

 
TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Lockerbie, closing all lines.  

Avanti West Coast

Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Birmingham New Street will run between London Euston and Wigan North Western only.

Trains between London Euston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Nuneaton will run between London Euston and Wigan North Western only.

very limited number of trains will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Dumfries.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Customers may use TransPennine Express bus services between Carlisle and Edinburgh, and TransPennine train services between Preston and Carlisle. Customers to / from Haymarket should travel via Edinburgh, as buses will not call at Haymarket.

Customers may also use Northern replacement buses between Wigan North Western and Preston.

Avanti West Coast are also affected by engineering work in the Wolverhampton area.

TransPennine Express

No TransPennine Express services will run between Manchester stations and Preston. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Airport and Preston (no stops).

Customers to / from Manchester can use Northern replacement buses between Buckshaw Parkway and Preston, connecting with Northern train services to / from Manchester.

No TransPennine Express services will run between Liverpool Lime Street, Wigan North Western and Preston, with no replacement transport between these stations.

A shuttle train service will run between Preston and Carlisle on Saturday and Monday. No shuttle trains will run on Sunday.

Replacement buses will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh (not calling at Haymarket). Customers to / from Glasgow Central can use Avanti West Coast buses to complete their journey.

Customers are advised to avoid travelling between Manchester and Preston / Carlisle and Scotland unless necessary.

Check before you travel:

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

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.