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News & Blog
  • ScotRail announces festive train times

    ScotRail announces festive train times

    21st December 2016

    The ScotRail Alliance is asking customers to plan ahead for their journeys during the festive period. It has published full details on its website together with a list of last trains planned to operate.

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  • Edinburgh – North Berwick / Dunbar railway users to benefit from new, faster, longer, greener trains

    Edinburgh – North Berwick / Dunbar railway users to benefit from new, faster, longer, greener trains

    20th December 2016

    ScotRail passengers travelling on the Edinburgh – North Berwick/Dunbar service are to benefit from more seats, improved accessibility, at-seat power points and better Wi-Fi.

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  • New rail timetable begins on Sunday

    New rail timetable begins on Sunday

    9th December 2016

    The ScotRail Alliance’s new timetable starts on Sunday 11 December and the train operator is asking customers to take a minute to check their own journeys before travelling.

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  • Refurbished Kilmarnock underpass reopens

    Refurbished Kilmarnock underpass reopens

    9th December 2016

    ScotRail today announced the reopening of the newly-refurbished underpass at Kilmarnock station. ScotRail Alliance Managing Director Phil Verster was on…

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  • Extra peak-time seats every week for the Borders line & First year passenger numbers confirmed at 1.3m

    Extra peak-time seats every week for the Borders line & First year passenger numbers confirmed at 1.3m

    5th December 2016

    From Monday 12 December, customers using the Borders Railway will be able to access more than 1,300 additional peak time seats each week.

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  • Fife man celebrates award success

    Fife man celebrates award success

    29th November 2016

    A Dalgety Bay resident scooped the Leader of the Year title at a recent ScotRail Alliance employee awards ceremony.

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  • Rosyth resident celebrates award success

    Rosyth resident celebrates award success

    29th November 2016

    A Rosyth man has scooped the ScotRail Alliance Employee of the Year 2016 title - beating tough competition from over 7,000 colleagues.

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  • Ticket examiners at Dalmuir celebrate railway awards success

    Ticket examiners at Dalmuir celebrate railway awards success

    29th November 2016

    Ticket examiners at Dalmuir station have scooped the Outstanding Contribution to Corporate and Social Responsibility title a recent ScotRail Alliance staff awards ceremony. They were honoured at the second annual Your Recognition Awards. The event, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on Saturday (19 November) and hosted by radio presenter and DJ, Gina McKie, celebrated staff achievements throughout the year and was attended by 210 ScotRail Alliance employees and guests.

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  • Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match on Saturday 26 November

    Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match on Saturday 26 November

    25th November 2016

    Rugby Park plays host to Scotland’s third and final Autumn International in Kilmarnock on Saturday 26 November, and ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the game by train that services will be busier than normal, following last week’s emphatic win over Argentina. ScotRail will be adding carriages to services between Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock.

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  • Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

    Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

    21st November 2016

    Rugby Park plays host to Scotland’s third and final Autumn International in Kilmarnock on Saturday 26 November, and ScotRail is…

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