ScotRail Status | Disruption between Ayr and Prestwick Town / Girvan / Kilmarnock expected until Sunday 2 June

Updated at: 17-Apr-2024 03:50:35: AM

Operator:  ScotRail

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Routes affected:

Between Stranraer / Girvan and Kilmarnock, and between Ayr and Glasgow Central

Twitter Hashtag: Ayr

Description of Incident

On Monday 25 September 2023, a property was on fire near the railway at Ayr. Some lines through the station remain closed for safety reasons. Most trains are unable to run to, from or through Ayr.

A normal service is not expected to resume until Sunday 2 June.

Customer advice:

The following alterations will apply:

  • Trains between Ayr and Glasgow Central will run between Prestwick Town and Glasgow Central only. Some late night trains will terminate at Kilwinning
  • A half hourly train service will shuttle between Ayr and Prestwick Town
  • Replacement buses will run between Kilmarnock / Ayr and Girvan
  • Replacement buses will run between Girvan and Stranraer

Please note, the replacement bus pick up point at Ayr, and for passengers for the Stena coach link to Cairnryan, is the station car park at platform 4.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

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

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


You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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This page created on: 25-Sep-2023 17:19:33: PM

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