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Tickets are available for travel up to and including Sunday 16 August 2015

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Timetable Changes Tuesday, 26 May

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Amended service between Oxenholme Lake District and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh until 05:00 on Tuesday 26 May

Engineering work is taking place between Oxenholme Lake District and Glasgow Central/Edinburgh with various line closures.

First TransPennine Express - The 04:22 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will start from Carlisle.

Virgin Trains East Coast - The 06:55 from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross will start from Edinburgh at 08:00.

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