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.

Buses replace trains between Dumfries and Kilmarnock from Saturday 4 to Sunday 12 July

Start date
04/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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ScotRail between Carlisle / Dumfries and Glasgow Central

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Dumfries and Kilmarnock, closing all lines every day from Saturday 4 until Sunday 12 July.

Buses will replace trains between Dumfries and Kilmarnock.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Project Information:

Over two miles of new track will be laid and under-track drainage systems improved at a range of locations between New Cumnock and Dumfries. Work will also be undertaken to strengthen and repair several rail bridges between Cumnock and Dumfries at the same time.

Due to the complexity of the engineering work and the heavy machinery involved, these upgrades cannot be delivered without the short-term closure of the line.