Service Alterations

Service alterations to Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland

Severe disruption to Caledonian Sleeper services

In the event of severe disruption, our Guest Ambassadors will contact all affected Guests where possible – we do not have contact details for Guests who book with third-party retailers or ticket offices.

All updates and service alterations will be posted here as they become available.

For details of compensation and refunds, please visit our refunds page.  

Early Boarding:

We are now offering early boarding on our Lowland services departing London Euston to Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Guests travelling on these services are welcome to board at London Euston from 2200. 

Service Alterations to Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland 

Due to planned engineering works, the following timetable alterations will apply to Caledonian Sleeper services:

Friday 25th August - Sunday 27th August 2017
All services

Due to major engineering work at London Euston, there will be a number of changes to services over this weekend, with some trains diverted to London King's Cross. Please see details below.

Friday 25th August - southbound services

Highlander

Services depart from Aberdeen, Fort William and intermediate stations to Edinburgh at the usual times. The service from Inverness will depart from all stations at the usual times, apart from Falkirk Grahamston where the train will depart at 0030. Trains will be diverted to London King's Cross, and will not all at Preston and Crewe.

The service from Inverness will arrive at London King's Cross at 0746 with rooms to be vacated by 0750, and the trains from Aberdeen and Fort William will arrive at London King's Cross at 0825, with rooms to be vacated by 0829.

Lowlander

The service will operate from Glasgow, calling at Motherwell, Carstairs and Edinburgh, diverted to London King's Cross. The service will not call at Carlisle and Watford Junction. Times are as follows:

Glasgow 2230
Motherwell 2258
Carstairs 2319
Edinburgh 0031
London King's Cross  0655

 Rooms are available at Edinburgh from 2300, and must be vacated at London King's Cross by 0700.

Friday 25th August  - northbound services 

Highlander

The service for Aberdeen, Fort William and Inverness will depart from London Euston at 2026. It will not call at Crewe and Preston. Times at all stations north of Edinburgh are not affected.

Lowlander

The service will depart from London Euston at 2203, and will not call at Watford Junction, Carlisle and Carstairs. Times are as follows:

London Euston  2203
Edinburgh 0554
Motherwell 0802
Glasgow 0823

Rooms must be vacated at Edinburgh by 0800, and at Glasgow by 0825.

Sunday 27th August - southbound services 

Highlander

Services depart from Inverness, Aberdeen, Fort William and intermediate stations to Edinburgh at the usual times. Trains will not call at Preston and Crewe. Arrival at London Euston is at 0851 with rooms to be vacated by 0900.

Lowlander

The service will not call at Motherwell, Carstairs, Carlisle and Watford Junction. Times are as follows: 

Glasgow  2144
Edinburgh  2321
London Euston  0741

Rooms are available at Edinburgh from 2230, and must be vacated at London Euston by 0745.

Sunday 27th August - northbound services 

Highlander

Services will operate from London King's Cross. There will be two departures - the Inverness service will depart at 2119, and the Aberdeen/Fort William service will depart at 2208. Services will not call at Watford Junction, Crewe and Preston. Arrival times at all stations north of Edinburgh are unaffected.

Lowlander

The service will depart from London King's Cross at 2338, and will not call at Watford Junction and Carlisle. Times are as follows:

London King's Cross  2338
Edinburgh 0612
Carstairs 0706
Motherwell 0728
Glasgow 0759

Rooms must be vacated at Edinburgh by 0800.

 
Monday to Thursday, 18th September 2017 to 17th May 2018
Inverness to London services

Due to ongoing electrification work, southbound Inverness to London services will be diverted via Fife on these days, and will not call at Gleneagles, Dunblane, Stirling and Falkirk Grahamston. Guests wishing to travel from these stations should use ScotRail train services to Glasgow, and then travel on the Glasgow Central to London sleeper service.

Friday 22nd September and Friday 29th September 2017
London to Fort William services

 Due to engineering work, London to Fort William services will not operate on these dates.

Guests travelling to Tulloch, Roy Bridge, Spean Bridge and Fort William should travel on the London to Inverness service, changing at Kingussie for a replacement bus service.

Kingussie dep  0730
Tulloch arr 0820
Roy Bridge arr  0835
Spean Bridge arr  0850
Fort William arr 0910


Sunday 24th September and Sunday 1st October 2017
Fort William to London services

 Due to engineering work, Fort William to London services will not operate on these dates.

Guests travelling from Fort William, Spean Bridge, Roy Bridge and Tulloch should travel on the replacement bus service to Kingussie, for onward Caledonian Sleeper train service to London.

Fort William dep  1940
Spean Bridge dep  2005
Roy Bridge dep 2020
Tulloch dep 2035
Kingussie arr 2120


Arrival in London is at 0747, with rooms to be vacated by 0800.


Sunday 8th October 2017
Fort William to London service

Due to engineering work, this train will not call at Glasgow Queen Street. Guests travelling to Glasgow Queen Street should alight at Dalmuir for replacement road transport.

Friday 13th October and Friday 20th October 2017
London to Inverness services

On these dates, the London to Inverness service will not call at Stirling, Dunblane and Gleneagles. The Inverness to London service will not call at Gleneagles, Dunblane, Stirling and Falkirk Grahamston. This is due to engineering work. Guests wishing to travel to or from these stations should use ScotRail train services to connect with the London to Glasgow sleeper service.