Network Rail are investing over £1 million to replace ageing track on the line between Dalmuir and Yoker in Glasgow.
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David Simpson, ScotRail’s Service Delivery Director, details the key operational challenges that came with the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and explains how ScotRail is navigating the road to recovery.
Now more than ever, rail needs to win back the trust of passengers and improve rail freight reliability. The pressure is on for train operators and infrastructure managers to manage their vehicles/crew, network services and timetable data in more efficient ways than ever before. Getting it right means safer and…
ScotRail has operated the first of its Highland Explorer carriages, which have 20 cycle spaces and were a UK-first, on the Mallaig branch of the West Highland Line.
Alstom has been awarded a £12 million contract to work on the modernisation of ScotRail’s Class 334 fleet which serves the Edinburgh to Glasgow line.
ScotRail has been involved in a number of initiatives which aim to attract a more diverse and inclusive workforce into rail.
The request-stop kiosk on the Far North Line will be the first of eight to be rolled out across the Highland route and will allow passengers to access the next planned service electronically.
The Hitachi-built Class 385 fleet for ScotRail has broken records in reliability and carried approximately 34.3 million passengers to their destinations.
RIA and Women in Rail have published the 2022 EDI Charter annual which showcases best practice in how to embed an inclusive culture in modern rail organisations.
Zonegreen has installed its DPPS, the first in a planned series of depot enhancements for ScotRail, to protect staff from unauthorised vehicle movements.
Following safety issues that lead to the withdrawal of Hitachi Rail’s Class 800 series trains in May 2021, ORR have published a safety review with several recommendations.
ScotRail has launched plans to invest £918,000 on a hospitality recruitment drive as the operator reintroduces its on-board food and drink service.
For Global Railway Review, David J. Murray-Smith, Honorary Senior Research Fellow and Emeritus Professor at the James Watt School of Engineering for the University of Glasgow, details the flaws in current simulation models for hybrid trains and explores how they can be corrected.
The transition will take place on 1 April 2022, with elected members and rail unions invited to take part in a national conversation regarding the future of rail services.