Future engineering work

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Amended trains between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Motherwell 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 Edinburgh

CrossCountry - between Plymouth and Glasgow Central

LNER - between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

ScotRail - between Lanark and Motherwell, and between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Shotts and also via Carstairs

 
TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastCrossCountryLNERScotRail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between taking place between Kirknewton and Motherwell via Carstairs closing the line.

Engineering work is also taking place between Carlisle and Lockerbie which also affect trains over this route.

Avanti West Coast:

Customers should use TransPennine Express services between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

CrossCountry

Saturday and Sunday, replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

Monday, replacement buses will run between Motherwell and Glasgow Central

LNER:

Trains will not run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. Customers should use other services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

ScotRail:

Edinburgh - Glasgow Central via Shotts:

From Saturday and Monday, trains will be amended to run between Edinburgh and Carfin only. Replacement buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Glasgow Central and Carfin.

Edinburgh - Glasgow Central via Carstairs:

On Saturday only, buses will replace trains between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Carstairs.

Glasgow Central - Motherwell / Lanark:

On Saturday and Sunday, an hourly train service will run between Glasgow Central and Motherwell, not calling at Cambuslang. One bus every two hours will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark, calling at Cambuslang, Uddingston, Bellshill, and all stations between Motherwell and Lanark. A half hourly bus service will run between Motherwell and Lanark.

On Monday, an hourly train service will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark, not calling at Cambuslang, Uddingston, Bellshill and all stations between Motherwell and Lanark. One bus every two hours will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark, calling at Cambuslang, Uddingston, Bellshill, and all stations between Motherwell and Lanark. A half hourly bus service will run between Motherwell and Lanark.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with CrossCountry, LNER or ScotRail, using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Avanti West Coast, 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.