Scotrail has promised its new timetable will ease misery for rail commuters. The company has announced improvements to schedules it says will add 20,000 seats to journeys every day. It said overcrowding and cancellations on Scotland's busiest routes would be addressed when the new timetable starts on 18 May. And it added there would be more high-speed and electric trains due to completion of the electrification of the line between Edinburgh and Glasgow.
After complaints about overcrowding and cancellations, ScotRail says its improved timetable will add 20,000 seats to journeys every day.