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 services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April

Start date
25/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street / Derby / Sheffield / Edinburgh and Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

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

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Motherwell and Glasgow, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.


Trains that usually run to / from Glasgow Central will be amended to instead run to / from Edinburgh.


Glasgow Central - Edinburgh via Carstairs:

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Carstairs. No ScotRail services usually run on this route on Sunday.

Glasgow Central - Edinburgh via Shotts:

On Saturday and Sunday, an hourly train service will run between Carfin and Edinburgh only. Replacement buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.

Glasgow Central - Motherwell / Lanark:

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

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.