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 service between Carlisle / Edinburgh and Glasgow via Motherwell from 11:30 Saturday 16 and all day Sunday 17 May

Start date
16/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

CrossCountry between Plymouth and Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

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

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastCrossCountryLNERTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place in various locations between Carlisle and Motherwell closing some lines.

Avanti West Coast

From 11:30 on Saturday 16 and all day on Sunday 17 of May, trains between London Euston / Birmingham and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will run between London Euston and Lancaster / Carlisle only.

Replacement buses will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.


Trains running between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh will divert via Shotts and will not call at Motherwell.

Buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Edinburgh.


On Sunday night and Monday morning, LNER services between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central will start / terminate at Edinburgh.

TransPennine Express

From mid morning on Saturday 16 and all day on Sunday 17 May, trains running between Manchester Airport and Scotland, and between Liverpool Lime Street and Glasgow will start / terminate at Carlisle.

Customers travelling to / from Glasgow Central should use Avanti West Coast services.

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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.