Avanti West Coast Status | Major engineering work in the Carlisle / Motherwell area from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May





Updated at: 12-Apr-2024 05:36:54: AM

Operator:  Avanti West Coast

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Routes affected:

Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

CrossCountry between Plymouth and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

LNER between London Kings Cross and Glasgow Central

ScotRail to / from / via Motherwell

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

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place in the Motherwell area, closing most lines.

Avanti West Coast:

Saturday:

One service every 2 hours will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Sunday:

No trains will run between Lancaster / Oxenholme for Lake District and Carlisle / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Monday:

One service every 2 hours will run between:

  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central.
  • Carlisle and Edinburgh.

On Saturday and Sunday, rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Preston and Carlisle, calling at Penrith
  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central, calling at Lockerbie and Motherwell

CrossCountry:

Saturday and Sunday only:

Trains will not call at Motherwell.

Rail replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell.

LNER:

On Saturday, the 06:48 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

On Sunday, the 16:30 from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will terminate at Edinburgh.

On Monday, the 06:48 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

Replacement buses will run between Edinburgh and Motherwell, connecting with train services. For Glasgow Central, you should use other services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central.

ScotRail:

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Glasgow Central and Kirknewton. Minibuses will run between Kirknewton and Edinburgh. calling at Curriehill, Westerhailes, Kingsknowe, Slateford and Haymarket.

TransPennine Express:

Saturday and Monday:

TransPennine Express train services will run between:

  • Manchester and Oxenholme.
  • Carlisle and Edinburgh (every 2 hours).
  • Carlisle and Glasgow Central (Monday only, every 2 hours).

Replacement buses will run between Oxenholme and Carlisle.

Sunday:

TransPennine Express train services will run between:

  • Manchester and Oxenholme.
  • Carlisle and Edinburgh (hourly).

Replacement buses will run between Oxenholme and Carlisle.

Check before you travel:

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

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.

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 05-Mar-2024 08:27:58: AM

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