The head of Scotlands railway wants to cut Edinburgh-Glasgow journeys to just 39 minutes as a game- changer to attract more passengers. New electric trains are due to reduce the fastest trips from 52 minutes to 42 minutes in December, but Alex Hynes is looking at ways of making them even quicker. The news came as ScotRail sources told Scotland on Sunday the delayed fleet was not now due to enter service until May a further two months later than expected.
Scotland on Sunday
The head of Scotland’s railway wants to cut Edinburgh-Glasgow journeys to just 39 minutes as a “game- changer” to attract more passengers.