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 Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Lockerbie from 11:30 on Saturday 25 until early on Monday 27 April

Start date
25/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Wolverhampton and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

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

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Carlisle and Carstairs, closing all lines from 11:30 on Saturday until early on Monday morning.

Avanti West Coast:

Saturday and Sunday:

From 11:30 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, trains will start from / terminate at Carlisle instead of Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

A very limited number of trains will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Dumfries (not calling).

Replacement buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central. Customers to / from Edinburgh should use TransPennine Express services.


The 04:28 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will start from Preston at 06:57.

The 08:00 Glasgow Central to London Euston service will terminate at Wolverhampton.

TransPennine Express:

Buses will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh. Customers to / from Glasgow Central should use Avanti West Coast services.

The following alterations will also apply:

On Saturday, the 04:24 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will depart Glasgow Central 4 minutes earlier than normal.

On Sunday, the 21:08 Glasgow Central to Carlisle will not run.

On Monday, the 04:22 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will start from Carlisle.

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.