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 Saturday 23 to Monday 25 May

Start date
23/05/2020  00:00
End date
25/05/2020 
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Airport and Edinburgh

 
TOC(s) affected
Avanti West CoastTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lockerbie and Motherwell / Kirknewton closing all lines.

Avanti West Coast

As a result of this engineering work and the engineering work in the Leyland area, there will be no Avanti West Coast trains between Wigan North Western and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

Replacement buses will run between Wigan North Western and Preston and between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Customers should use TransPennine Express trains between Preston and Carlisle and replacement buses between Carlisle and Edinburgh..

A very limited number of trains will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Dumfries on Saturday and Monday.

TransPennine Express

Buses will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh but will not call at Haymarket, extending journey times by approximately 90 minutes. Customers should change at Edinburgh for ScotRail trains between Edinburgh and Haymarket.

Customers should use Avanti West Coast replacement buses between Carlisle and Glasgow Central, extending journey times by approximately 60 minutes, customers travelling to Motherwell should travel via Glasgow Central using local ScotRail services.

Alterations to service:

Saturday

18:47 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will start at Preston.

07:10 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will run as scheduled.

Tuesday

04:22 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will start at Carlisle.

06:13 Edinburgh Waverley to Manchester Airport will start from Carlisle.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with TransPennine Express, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

At present the replacement bus timetable has yet to be finalised by Avanti West Coast, please check nearer to date of travel.

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.