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: Engineering work between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh on Sunday 19 April

Start date
18/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Sheffield / Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh and Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

ScotRail between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh (via Carstairs and via Shotts), and also between Glasgow Central and Lanark

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work scheduled to take place between Glasgow Central and Motherwell has been cancelled on Saturday, and will now only take place on Sunday only.


As a result of the current Coronavirus outbreak, no CrossCountry services will run between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.


No LNER services will run between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh. Customers should use alternative train / bus services.


On Saturday, train services will run as normal.

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

An hourly train service will run between Glasgow Central and Motherwell / Lanark, not calling at Cambuslang. A replacement bus service will run between Glasgow Central and Motherwell, calling at Cambuslang, Uddingston and Bellshill.

Check before you travel:

The Journey Planner has not yet been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work on Saturday. Please check back nearer the time of travel.

Although journey planners are showing correctly for CrossCountry and LNER, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.