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  1. 20 August 2014

    Press release: Just the Ticket - ScotRail and East Lothian Council sign rail concordat

    Communities across East Lothian are set to benefit from a rail concordat between First ScotRail and East Lothian Council.Train operator ScotRail today (20 August) signed the agreement with East ...

  2. 23 July 2014

    Advice for customers travelling to Glasgow during Commonwealth Games

    As the whole of Scotland gets behind the Commonwealth Games, the popularity of the sporting event has been reflected in the number of train reservations.

  3. 02 July 2014

    Press release: New study reveals impact of ScotRail on the tourist industry

    FIRST ScotRail, part of the Aberdeen based FirstGroup plc., adds an annual £1.22billion in GDP to the Scottish tourism industry, a new study has found.The Fraser of Allander Institute study shows ...

  4. 25 June 2014

    National Rail Passenger Survey

    Nine out of ten rail passengers in Scotland have declared they are satisfied with their train service, it was confirmed today.The 90% rating equals ScotRail’s highest ever rating in this key ...

  5. 17 June 2014

    One-way system to cut queuing times for rail users during Glasgow 2014

    An innovative 'one-way system' will be in place for passengers travelling from Argyle Street and Glasgow Central Low Level stations during the 11 days of Commonwealth Games sport this summer, it ...

  6. 28 May 2014

    Press release: First Minister unveils plaque for award winning business (issued by First ScotRail on behalf of the Railway Heritage Trust)

    First Minister Alex Salmond unveiled a plaque at Inverurie Station on Monday 19 May, 2014 to mark a prestigious award to a business which is based on the platform.The business – the station’s ...

  7. 27 May 2014

    Press Release: ScotRail driver goes the extra mile for charity

    A ScotRail train driver is going the extra mile for the children’s charity that has supported his blind and disabled son.Gulf war veteran Jason Eadie, who lives in Bearsden, will complete six ...

  8. 20 May 2014

    Press release issued by HITRANS: Celebrating more rail services at Oban

    A doubling of trains between Oban and Glasgow has been celebrated after the first of the new services arrived at Oban on Monday 19 May. The Franchise Continuation Agreement between Scottish ...

  9. 23 April 2014

    Scottish Cup Final football trains confirmed

    First ScotRail today confirmed it will run special trains with enough seats to help more than 2,000 St Johnstone and Dundee United fans travel to and from the Scottish Cup Final in Glasgow on 17 ...

  10. 09 April 2014

    Press Release: Collect Nectar Points with ScotRail

    Family outings can add up - but thanks to ScotRail’s new partnership with Nectar, you could enjoy a free day out just by taking the train.