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.
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As customers return to using Scotland’s Railway, ScotRail amidst a public consultation, is unveiling plans for the release of new timetables from May 2022, showing that it is ‘Fit for The Future’.
Siemens Mobility and ScotRail have extended their Technical Support & Spares Supply Agreement by five years to December 2026.
Angel Trains has extended its support for the delivery of Scotland’s first hydrogen-powered train by partnering with Arcola Energy and its industry consortium partners on the project.
For Global Railway Review, Dr Ben Todd, Founder and CEO of Arcola Energy, explains the benefits of hydrogen power on the Scottish rail network and details the potential of re-powering existing rolling stock in order to achieve Scotland’s zero emission targets.
Neil Archibald, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at ScotRail, writes that apprenticeships in Scotland have been hit hard by COVID-19. However, ScotRail is seizing this opportunity to actively develop its Early Careers strategy for the next generation.
When winter weather threatens disruption to rail services, networks need to pull together to keep everyone moving safely. For Global Railway Review, David Simpson, ScotRail’s Operations Director, shares some of the planning, preparation and response work by the dedicated partnership, Scotland’s Railway, to achieve just that.
By 2025, ScotRail plans to increase its number of apprenticeships tenfold, while also supporting the Scottish government's Young Persons Guarantee.
By working on the development of Scotland's first hydrogen train, Arcola Energy and the consortium will support the country's target to achieve net zero emissions by 2035.
The report outlines the need for a wide range of changes and improvements by Network Rail following the Stonehaven tragedy.
The concept designs feature plans to completely transform Waverley train station, making it a more accessible site for passengers.
By funding the trial of transporting timber across Northern Scotland, the government is supporting the rail freight industry and a modal shift.
Transport Scotland's 'Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan' outlines ambitious targets for the sustainable future of the country's railway.
Biomass fuel arrives by rail to Yorkshire’s Drax power station, Royal Mail post goes by rail between London and Glasgow, and petrol for West Midlands arrives by rail from Humberside.