Buses set to re­place Sun­day train ser­vices

Engi­neer­ing forces de­lays

Rutherglen Reformer - - Out And About - Dou­glas Dickie

Train pas­sen­gers in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang are set to be af­fected by engi­neer­ing works over the next four Sun­days.

Work tak­ing place be­tween Glas­gow Cen­tral and Mother­well will lead to re­place­ment buses and di­ver­sions.

Pas­sen­gers trav­el­ling to or from La­nark­shire will see the big­gest changes, although some ser­vices to and from Glas­gow Cen­tral will also be af­fected.

Some ser­vices on the New­ton line will also be ex­tended.

Sco­trail is warn­ing peo­ple to plan ahead and check their jour­ney on the Sco­trail app or at www.sco­trail.co.uk.

A Sco­tRail Al­liance spokesman said: “These are vi­tal works and we are do­ing ev­ery­thing we can to keep our cus­tomers mov­ing dur­ing them. We ap­pre­ci­ate their pa­tience as we work to de­liver a bet­ter rail­way for Scot­land.”

The full list of af­fected ser­vices is:

Glas­gow Cen­tral – Mother­well/La­nark, buses re­place trains all day.

Mother­well to Mil­ngavie (via Hamil­ton Cen­tral), buses re­place trains be­tween Hamil­ton Cen­tral and Mother­well, call­ing at Air­bles.

Mother­well to Bal­loch (via Whif­flet), buses re­place trains be­tween Whif­flet and Mother­well.

Glas­gow – Mother­well/ La­nark, trains are di­verted, and will not call at Ud­dingston, Bell­shill and Shield­muir.

Re­place­ment buses will run be­tween Cam­bus­lang and Wishaw, call­ing at Ud­dingston, Bell­shill, Mother­well and Shield­muir.

Glas­gow Cen­tral – Mother­well, buses re­place trains all day.

Glas­gow Cen­tral – La­nark, trains are di­verted via Cath­cart, jour­ney times may be ex­tended.

Bal­loch – Larkhall, trains run­ning be­tween Bal­loch and Ruther­glen, buses run be­tween Bridgeton and Larkhall.

Mil­ngavie – Mother­well, trains are di­verted via Whif­flet, buses run be­tween Bridgeton and Mother­well via Hamil­ton.

Glas­gow Cen­tral – New­ton, trains at 36 min­utes past the hour from Glas­gow will be ex­tended to Larkhall via Hamil­ton.

Trains at 09 min­utes past the hour will start back from Larkhall and run to Glas­gow via Hamil­ton.

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