Tag archive for ‘Scotrail’
By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Scotrail have bikes for hire to add to your journey

Until Edinburgh gets the bike rental scheme promised for so long by the council, Scotrail has gone some way to providing an alternative. The rail provider which seems to be on a bit of a PR offensive this week More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Scotrail enhances WiFi on the Edinburgh to Helensburgh route

Class 320 Scotrail train The trains which service the Edinburgh to Helensburgh route will be improved by on-board WIFI Scotrail have announced today. The Class 334 fleet is the latest in the rail company’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Plan ahead for train travel to Glasgow on Sunday 2 October

If any of you are going to take part in the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow on Sunday 2 October then you and your supporters are reminded to plan your journey to the event as some rail services are affected by engineering More...

By John Knox On Friday, July 1st, 2016

Letter from Scotland

Great crested grebes enjoying family life. Down at my local nature reserve, at the foot of Arthur’s Seat, we were rather proud of our family of great crested grebes. It was just the second year we had seen them More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Changes to trains to and from Edinburgh

Changes to Edinburgh trains Evening peak train extended to Glasgow Central New Sunday morning service between Edinburgh – North Berwick New departure times between Edinburgh – North Berwick / Dunbar Changes More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Travel advice from ScotRail ahead of Scottish Cup Final

ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the William Hill Scottish Cup Final at Hampden that trains will be busier than normal. ScotRail will be adding carriages to trains between Glasgow Central and Mount More...

By John Preece On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Travel advice for Melrose Sevens

Fans are advised to ‘Travel by Train’ down to Melrose on Saturday for the 126th Edition of the famous Sevens Tournament. Scotrail says that fans will be able to use services on the Borders Railway to travel More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Storm Gertrude will affect trains on Friday morning

Scotrail advise that due to the approaching storm some train services will not run at all on Friday morning, and others will operate on a restricted basis. The Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High service will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 18th, 2016

Edinburgh Trams to the rescue

If you are a ScotRail passenger and your journey is disrupted then you can complete your journey by tram for no extra cost. The idea is that if your rail journey is affected by severe weather disruption, emergency More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Borders Railway attracts thousands in first month

Hard to believe but it is now one month since the Borders Railway line opened on Sunday 6 September. Since then more than 125,000 passenger journeys have been made on the line. Public interest soared following More...