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News & Blog
  • ScotRail Alliance announces extra carriages for big weekend of sport

    ScotRail Alliance announces extra carriages for big weekend of sport

    21st November 2017

    With a busy weekend of sport ahead, the ScotRail Alliance has announced it is adding extra carriages to as many trains as possible to services to keep customers moving.

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  • Make small talk and you could save a life

    Make small talk and you could save a life

    15th November 2017

    New campaign encourages public to intervene to help prevent railway suicides

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  • ScotRail Invests £375 Million in Living Wage Suppliers

    ScotRail Invests £375 Million in Living Wage Suppliers

    14th November 2017

    Abellio ScotRail has invested £375million in living wage suppliers since taking over the franchise to run Scotland’s railway, it was announced today.

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  • What a spectacular finish!

    What a spectacular finish!

    8th November 2017

    New trains for Scotland are another step closer as the ScotRail Alliance today revealed the interiors of its new fleet.

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  • Soldiers join forces with railway staff to launch ‘poppy trains’

    Soldiers join forces with railway staff to launch ‘poppy trains’

    7th November 2017

    The ScotRail Alliance has unveiled one of five specially-branded trains as part of its support for this year’s poppy appeal.

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  • ScotRail investment delivers for the south of Scotland

    ScotRail investment delivers for the south of Scotland

    27th October 2017

    The ScotRail Alliance today announced that customers in the south of Scotland are set to reap the benefits of major new investment – with more services and more seats.

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  • Turning over a new leaf – everyday

    Turning over a new leaf – everyday

    25th October 2017

    • Autumn conditions mean heavier leaf fall by mid-October • Annual performance at 91.1 per cent • Daily rail clearing…

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  • Join the ghost train – ScotRail unveils Hallowe’en trains

    Join the ghost train – ScotRail unveils Hallowe’en trains

    24th October 2017

    With the dark nights upon us and the days growing ever colder, Hallowe’en is just around the corner - and the ScotRail Alliance is marking this today with the launch of specially-branded trains.

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  • Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification takes steps forward

    Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification takes steps forward

    20th October 2017

    The electrification of the Edinburgh to Glasgow mainline took positive steps forward yesterday, as the ScotRail Alliance prepares for full testing of its new trains on the electrified route.

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  • Wake up and smell the coffee – free treats for customers

    Wake up and smell the coffee – free treats for customers

    19th October 2017

    Commuters at three Scottish stations are set to get their morning on track with free treats from the ScotRail Alliance and its retail partner Selecta.

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