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Travel Disruption Updates

Storm Gareth is expected to bring severe weather to parts of the UK today.

Disruption and short notice cancellations may apply on routes throughout the day. Travel advice will be published here as the situation develops.


The following routes are currently disrupted:


Kilwinning - Ardrossan Harbour / Largs A tree has fallen on to the overhead electric wire between Irvine and Kilwinning, damaging and bringing them down on to the railway. Staff are on site and are carrying out repairs, weather permitting. For the start of service today, buses will be provided between Kilwinning and Ardrossan Harbour / Largs. Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day


Irvine - Ayr Trains are unable to run between Irvine and Ayr due to damage to the overhead electric wires. Buses will be provided to help you complete your journey. Disruption on this route is expected to continue until the end of the day.

Alternative Travel Advice:


Until the end of the day • Trains from Glasgow to Ayr terminate at Irvine. • Trains from Ayr to Glasgow Start Irvine.

Rail replacement buses

1x requested for Barassie the following is confirmed • 1x SHM travel to run a shuttle between Barassie and Irvine/Troon when required.

Between Kilwinning and Ardrossan/Largs:

4x requested for Largs the following is confirmed. • 1x Coast to Coast • 1x Clarks • 1x Carrs of loch Lomond ETA 09:00 • 1x Wilson coaches • 2x requested for Ardrossan Harbour the following is confirmed. • 2x Coast to Coast

Between Kilmarnock and Stranraer:

1x requested for Stranrear • 1x Mcullochs at 08:59 to run to Kilmarnock

1x requested for Kilmarnock • 1x SHM at 08:45 to run from Kilmarnock to Stranrear

1x requested for Girvan • 1x Kennon of Ayr to run from Girvan to Ayr

You may use your ticket on Stagecoach West buses after 09:30, on the following routes: X77, 9, X34, X36, 23, 125, 25, 11, 12, 585.


Check before you travel.

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