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Timetable Changes Friday, 19 April

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Amended service between Crewe and Glasgow / Edinburgh and through Motherwell from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April

Engineering work is taking place over the Easter weekend in the Lancaster, Carlisle, Rutherglen and Motherwell areas closing most lines.

As a result, your journey times to or from Scotland on the West Coast Main Line, between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and locally within the Glasgow area may be considerably extended.

Caledonian Sleeper

The Friday night departure from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central will be diverted between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central and will be unable to call at Motherwell and Carstairs. These works will also affect Sunday departures.

CrossCountry

On Saturday and Sunday, buses will replace trains between Motherwell and Glasgow Central.

London North Eastern Railway

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, trains will terminate at Edinburgh, a replacement bus service will operate between Edinburgh and Motherwell. Customers for Glasgow should use ScotRail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street.

ScotRail

Saturday 20 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will be replaced by buses.
  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: These services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: These services will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

Sunday 21 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: Trains will be replaced by buses between Motherwell and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Hamilton).

Monday 22 April

  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Carstairs): Trains will run between Motherwell and Edinburgh only.
  • Glasgow Central - Edinburgh (via Shotts): Trains will only run between Carfin and Edinburgh, buses will run between Glasgow Central and Shotts.
  • Glasgow Central - Newton: Services will be extended to Larkhall and Motherwell.
  • Glasgow Central - Lanark: An hourly service will operate via Mount Florida, and will not call at Cambuslang. Buses will run between Glasgow Central and Lanark.
  • Glasgow Central Low Level services will operate to a revised timetable.
  • Buses will run between Bridgeton and Motherwell (via Whifflet), and between Bridgeton and Newton.

TransPennine Express

Saturday, Sunday & Monday (until 12:00)

Coaches will replace trains between Lancaster and Carlisle calling at Oxenholme and Penrith, extending journey times by approx 75 minutes.

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Coaches will replace trains between Carlisle and Edinburgh calling at Lockerbie with journey times extended by approx 85 minutes.

No coaches can call at Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh station instead.

Customers travelling between Scotland and Manchester are advised to use services routed via Newcastle and Leeds.

Virgin Trains

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Throughout the period of this engineering, work there is NO direct service between Crewe and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and customers may have to change replacement coaches to complete their journey.

Trains will be diverted between Crewe and Preston via but not calling at Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton and will not call at Warrington Bank Quay or Wigan North Western.

Replacement coaches will run between Crewe and Preston calling at Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

Replacement coaches will run between Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle and between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

Customers travelling to / from Edinburgh should use TransPennine Express coaches between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

Customers for Motherwell need to travel via Glasgow Central and use alternative services provided by ScotRail.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

Changes to our timetable on Friday 19 April - Good Friday

We’ve made changes to our timetable as follows:


The 12.30 from London King’s Cross to Newcastle will be extended through to Edinburgh Waverley.

The 12.25 from Newcastle to London King’s Cross will start back from Edinburgh Waverley at 11.01.


The stops at Haymarket and Edinburgh Waverley on the 07.52 and 09.52 from Aberdeen to London King’s Cross, and the 07.55 from Inverness to London King’s Cross, will be for passengers to alight only. 


The stops at York, Darlington and Newcastle on the 10.00 and 14.00 from London King’s Cross to Aberdeen, and the 12.00 from London King’s Cross to Inverness, will be for picking up passengers only.

These changes are reflected in the timetables when planning your journey or booking your ticket using the online booking engine.

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