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News & Blog
  • ‘Dons Express’ set for Cup Final – ScotRail

    ‘Dons Express’ set for Cup Final – ScotRail

    8th November 2016

    - Special departs Aberdeen at 10:05, for arrival in Glasgow at 12:32 - Tickets – valid for this service only - will cost £43/return for adults and £16/return for children which covers all ScotRail travel to Hampden Park

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  • ScotRail customers to benefit from new customer hub at Tweedbank

    ScotRail customers to benefit from new customer hub at Tweedbank

    8th November 2016

    ScotRail has announced that commuters and tourists in Tweedbank will soon benefit from a new retail outlet and public toilet facility at the station. Working in partnership with ScotRail, Born in the Borders will open in January 2017.

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  • ScotRail customers benefit from new retail outlets

    ScotRail customers benefit from new retail outlets

    4th November 2016

    New coffee shop and retail outlets have opened at 10 ScotRail stations.

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  • ScotRail becomes first UK train operator to carry Living Wage Employer logo on its trains

    ScotRail becomes first UK train operator to carry Living Wage Employer logo on its trains

    1st November 2016

    To mark Living Wage Week 2016, ScotRail has reinforced its position as a Living Wage Employer by committing to adding the logo to every train in the fleet.

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  • 76 bikes now available for hire at 11 Scottish stations

    76 bikes now available for hire at 11 Scottish stations

    28th October 2016

    ScotRail has announced that 76 bikes are now available for hire across Scotland. Passengers passing through Haymarket may have noticed…

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  • ScotRail Begins Second Phase Of Enhanced WiFi Rollout

    ScotRail Begins Second Phase Of Enhanced WiFi Rollout

    24th October 2016

    ScotRail today confirmed that train services between Helensburgh and Edinburgh are next in line to receive free on-board WiFi. The work to install WiFi on the Class 334 fleet is the latest phase in the project to roll out WiFi to almost 90% of all ScotRail trains by autumn 2018. This will be supplemented by having 52 WiFi hotspots at stations across Scotland.

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  • Scotrail Alliance publishes details of performance improvement plan

    Scotrail Alliance publishes details of performance improvement plan

    21st October 2016

    The ScotRail Alliance has published details on how they will improve train service performance. The Performance Improvement Plan sets out actions that are being put in place to improve the reliability of trains and to ensure that the train infrastructure – including points, tracks and signals – is operating to its optimum efficiency.

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  • ScotRail enhances cycling parking at stations

    ScotRail enhances cycling parking at stations

    15th September 2016

    To mark Cycle To Work Day 2016, ScotRail has announced further significant progress in its continuing programme to expand cycle parking at stations across the network.

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  • Changes to West Lothian Timetables

    Changes to West Lothian Timetables

    7th September 2016

    Customers should expect changes to their services as the electrification programme to transform Scotland’s railway continues.

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  • Travel advice for Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park

    Travel advice for Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park

    23rd August 2016

    Bellahouston Park plays host to Glasgow Summer Sessions on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August, and ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the event by train that services will be busier than normal.

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