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 trains between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Motherwell on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 May

Start date
02/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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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

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


Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.


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


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

The 23:12 Edinburgh to Motherwell service will run via Shotts, not calling at Carstairs, Carluke or Wishaw.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey by 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.