Scotland's Railways

Scotland's Railways

Signal fault causes disruption to Edinburgh trains

TRAIN passengers are facing delays in and out of Edinburgh this afternoon.


Masterplan for Waverley Station to cope with 66 per cent growth

A new masterplan is to be devised to ensure Scotland’s second busiest station can cope with an expected massive passenger increase.

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A ScotRail train leaves Edinburgh's Waverley Station. Reports of sex offences have doubled on Britain's railways in the space of five years

Sex offences on British railways has doubled in five years

The number of reported sexual offences on British railways, including the Tube, has doubled in five years.

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The stonework of the Station Hotel in Ayr is deteriorating, with bushes growing from its walls.

Bid to save iconic hotel that inspired Donald Trump’s Turnberry

A campaign has been launched to save a historic railway landmark that inspired the Trump-owned Turnberry Hotel.

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Fresh snow brings travel disruption across Scotland

Fresh snowfall brought more travel disruption to Scotland today with delays on major roads and flood warnings.

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ScotRail passengers face delays this afternoon

Trains between Edinburgh and Glasgow delayed and cancelled

TRAIN passengers between Edinburgh and Glasgow are being warned services could be cancelled or delayed.

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Scotland’s weather: More snow expected during further yellow warning

Parts of Scotland are set for more snowy downpours until Tuesday afternoon - with the public urged to remain vigilant against the extreme conditions.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf

Humza Yousaf: ‘Not acceptable’ for wages to be docked for weather no-show

It is unacceptable for employers to try and dock the wages of workers who could not travel during last week’s red weather warning, Scotland’s Transport Minister has said.

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A lone lorry braves the M876. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: Sunday’s transport disruption prospects

There will be a limited number of trains operating today and many minor roads will stay closed, but airports hope to operate most flights.

Football fans could be affected travelling to games on Sunday. Picture: Michael Gillen

Train update: Football fans can expect disruption on Sunday

Football fans can expect disruption to their travel plans for Sunday’s Scottish Cup fixtures following the cancellations of train services.

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Snowy Scotland to thaw, but disruption to drag into next week

Snowbound Scotland can finally look forward to a slow thaw but significant disruption is expected to drag on into next week.

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Scotland’s weather: Amber warning extended until Friday morning

The Amber weather warning in place has been extended until Friday morning at 10am as snow continues to wreak havoc across Scotland.

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Police Scotland insist: Only emergency workers should travel

Police Scotland advised only emergency workers should travel after bad weather left “many drivers trapped in vehicles for long periods”.

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Scotland’s weather: Heavy snow brings transport system to a standstill

Travel across a swathe of Scotland will be severely disrupted today after the country’s first red snow alert for eight years caused transport havoc.

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Scotland’s weather and travel: everything we know so far

Emergency services are on stand-by tonight across Scotland as forecasters warned of weather conditions that could pose a “risk to life”.

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Scotland's weather: ScotRail to shut lines from 6pm

ScotRail has urged urge people to go home now as it prepares to shut down part of the network by 6pm.

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ScotRail announce train cancellations across Scotland

ScotRail has announced train cancellations across eastern Scotland and around Glasgow tomorrow and on Thursday because of the expected snow impact.

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A standard class carriage in ScotRail's new Class 385 electric trains. Picture: ScotRail

Alastair Dalton: Delayed new trains spell more pain before gain

New trains never work “out of the box”.

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ScotRail passengers hit by major signalling disruption

Thousands of ScotRail passengers suffered major disruption today after more than 100 trains were cancelled because of four faults across the Central Belt.

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Network Rail say 2500 staff will be working around the clock to complete the works. Picture: Contributed

Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

Network Rail has announced that engineers will be working around the clock over the Easter period to complete 23 million pounds worth of Scottish railway upgrades.

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