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 Morpeth and Edinburgh on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September

Start date
26/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Dundee / Glasgow Central

LNER between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh / Aberdeen / Glasgow Central

ScotRail between North Berwick / Dunbar and Edinburgh

TransPennine Express between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryLNERScotRailTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh, closing all lines.


Buses replace trains between Morpeth and Edinburgh.


Trains to and from Scotland will be diverted via Carlisle. Buses will replace trains between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh.


Buses replace trains between North Berwick / Dunbar and Edinburgh.

TransPennine Express:

Trains will not run between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Check before you travel:

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.