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Passengers have been lining up to complain about the temperatures on the Oban to Glasgow service.
(Permalink) Glasgow Heating Oban West Highland Line

Network Rail engineers have been working around-the-clock to re-open the railway in areas severely impacted by Storm Gerrit.
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Seven train services between Inverness and Glasgow have been cancelled today as Storm Pia batters Scotland.
(Permalink) Glasgow Inverness Storm Pia Weather

Pedestrians scurrying between trams, sooty tenement buildings stretching for miles, steam rising from low-level railway stations, these are images of Glasgow in its industrial heyday.
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ScotRail has confirmed it will launch a half-hourly Sunday service in Inverclyde from December.
(Permalink) Glasgow Gourock Greenock

Network Rail has launched a radio campaign tomorrow (Wednesday 11 October), to warn the public that overhead power equipment on the Glasgow-Barrhead line is live.
(Permalink) Barrhead Electrification Glasgow

Trains between Edinburgh and Inverness, and Glasgow and Inverness, will start and terminate at Perth.
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Train journey times between Ardrossan and Glasgow could increase under new plans by ScotRail.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Glasgow ScotRail Timetable

ScotRail is calling on the public to give their views on new timetable proposals for Inverclyde through a six-week consultation which launched this afternoon.
(Permalink) Glasgow Gourock ScotRail Timetable Wemyss Bay

Glasgow needs a public transport service that serves the needs of the city centre that involves trains and subway as well as buses, Susan Aitken has said.
(Permalink) Buses Glasgow Glasgow District Subway Night Public Transport SPT

Glasgow Central: 380111 waits at Glasgow Central, platform 7, with a Cathcart Circle service on 18 January 2022.
Bill Roberton 18/01/2022

Glasgow Queen Street High Level: Glasgow Queen Street station facade, in the late afternoon of 3rd November 2021.
Bill Roberton 03/11/2021

The Glasgow - Barrhead line will fully reopen to passengers tomorrow morning, Friday 4 August, following a £63.3 million upgrade.
(Permalink) Barrhead Glasgow Kilmarnock

Decision by First Bus to axe night services sparks wave of criticism at the standard of transport options in Scotland's biggest city.
(Permalink) Clyde Metro Glasgow Glasgow District Subway Greater Glasgow Night bus

Scotland's Railway is reminding passengers that the railway will close between Kennishead and Kilmarnock for six-weeks as part of a £63m upgrade.
(Permalink) Barrhead Electrification Glasgow Kennishead Kilmarnock

ScotRail is to scrap peak fares on a popular Glasgow service.
(Permalink) Glasgow Largs

The bus collided with a bridge on Cook Street at around 11.35am on Sunday. Multiple emergency vehicles including police cars, a fire engine,and ambulances were pictured at the scene. [Another bus accident occurred in West Street in 1994.]
(Permalink) Bridge strike Cook Street Glasgow

Inverclyde commuters have faced a second consecutive morning of rail disruption today due to a signalling fault.
(Permalink) Glasgow Greenock Signalling fault

Commuters faced disruption this morning after a signalling fault forced Gourock trains to leave from and terminate at Port Glasgow.
(Permalink) Glasgow Gourock Port Glasgow Signalling fault

ScotRail said the increase reflects a trend which has seen more travellers use the service outwith peak times than before the pandemic.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Glasgow Summer Timetable

Taking a train from Aberdeen to Glasgow shouldn't be more expensive or slower than taking a car if we're to properly transition to public transport, argues P&J transport writer Kieran Beattie.
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A concerned councillor has launched a petition urging rail bosses not to push ahead with plans to axe nine fast train services between Gourock and Glasgow.
(Permalink) Fast trains Glasgow Gourock Limited stop

Proposals to cut fast train services which between Gourock and Glasgow will be a hammer blow to Inverclyde commuters, according to a local politician.
(Permalink) Fast Train Glasgow Gourock

A rail operator has extended a heavily discounted offer to a major Scottish route following the success of a trial south of the border.
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ScotRail is planning to axe all 'fast' trains between Gourock and Glasgow later this year, the Telegraph can reveal.
(Permalink) Glasgow Gourock ScotRail

Gourock: 380001 at Gourock station waiting to depart for Glasgow Central on 25th July 2017.
David Bosher 25/07/2017

In terms of convenience, Edinburgh Waverley, with its famous in and out ramps, was pretty much the perfect station for motorists in the post-war era. Connecting the English capital and Perth via Edinburgh Waverley, the first car-sleeper rail services debuted in 1955 and allowed Scots motorists the freedom of taking their car on their holidays while avoiding the gruelling 450-mile drive south.
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Perth Carriage Sidings: Loaded wagons of the Perth-London Car Ferry Service at Perth Caledonian Road Depot in the mid to late 70s.
Aitken Scott //

Edinburgh Waverley: May 1995 saw the withdrawal of the Sleeper/Motorail service from Edinburgh to Plymouth. Car carrying vans, ready for business in the bay platforms at Waverley east end.
Bill Roberton /05/1995

Kensington Olympia: Motorail departure board, Kensington Olympia, 1969.
John Furnevel 05/06/1969

HMS Glasgow takes its first trip down the River Clyde on a semi-submersible barge.
(Permalink) BAE Glasgow Glen Mallan Jetty Govan Shipyard HMS Glasgow Loch Long Malin Augusta Malin Group

Scotland's Railway is working to deliver the next in a series of enhancements to the power supply supporting our electrified railway network.
(Permalink) Barrhead East Kilbride Electrification Glasgow Glasgow Central Network Rail

Some train services from Glasgow are facing delays due to 'adverse weather'.
(Permalink) Delays Glasgow Mallaig Weather

The news of more local routes - such as in Glasgow and Edinburgh - comes after a merger with Belgian operator, Thalys, where Eurostar is expected to expand their destinations network.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Eurostar Glasgow Sleeper Thalys

As Glasgow neared the end of the 19th century, the city was making progress towards the point where it really could claim to be the Second City of the Empire.
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Glasgwegians are being urged to check their West Coast Main Line journeys, as engineering works are set to disrupt rail services between London and Glasgow.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Engineering works Glasgow London Euston Milton Keynes West Coast Main Line

It has been voted the worlds best rail journey and takes in some of Scotlands most spectacular scenery.
(Permalink) Callander and Oban Railway Fort William Glasgow Mallaig Oban West Highland Line West Highland Railway

High Morlaggan Railway Cottage: A Glasgow-Oban Sprinter seen above Loch Long near Morlaggan.
Ewan Crawford 10/05/2019

Achallader Viaduct: In early 1991 a Sprinter above Achallader heads south.
Ewan Crawford //1991

Oban: Just about ready for 'the off'. The crew of the 1211 Abellio ScotRail service to Glasgow Queen Street, during a final exchange prior to departure from Oban on 22 April 2015.
John Furnevel 22/04/2015

Bus and train timetables have been scaled back in Glasgow, affecting commuters and those who live outside the city centre.
(Permalink) Glasgow Strathclyde Transport Timetabling

There is now a real opportunity to accelerate investment in Glasgow's regional public transport network with both national and local government endorsing the need for a metro system.

Stuart Patrick, chief executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, speaking on the Go Radio Business Show With Hunter & Haughey yesterday, said: 'For the first time in 14 years, we have both agreeing that the business case and delivery plan for the metro should go ahead.'
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Network Rail is investing more than £4m replacing aging track on the line between Glasgow and Kilwinning.
(Permalink) Dalgarven Glasgow Glengarnock Howwood Kilwinning Network Rail Track replacement

Train services in Glasgow have been axed due to an Omicron Covid outbreak among ScotRail workers.
(Permalink) COVID-19 Cancellations Glasgow ScotRail

Hogmanay revellers travelling between Edinburgh and Glasgow on New Years Eve are set to be hit with travel chaos as rail engineering works will shut down a line on the route.

From December 27 until December 31, all lines will be closed between Glasgow Central and Motherwell which will prevent ScotRail, LNER and CrossCountry services running on the line.
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Glasgow Central: Christmas decorations at Glasgow Central today (30th).
John Yellowlees 30/11/2016

Around 500 activists will set off from Amsterdam on October 30 to promote rail travel.
(Permalink) Amsterdam COP26 Glasgow Rail to the COP

Glasgow Central: The Gordon Street frontage of Glasgow Central on the evening of the 21st of November. Above the entrance is the Caledonian's hotel, now the Grand Central Hotel.
Ewan Crawford 21/11/2016

Amsterdam Central: Now where did I put my bike? Amsterdam Central 1985.
John Furnevel 30/10/1985

A 'climate train' with about 500 travellers from all over Europe will head from Amsterdam to Glasgow on October 30th, under the banner 'Rail to the COP'.
(Permalink) Amsterdam COP26 Glasgow Rail to the COP

A rail link which takes passengers direct from Greenfaulds and Cumbernauld station to Edinburgh is under threat via proposed timetable changes by ScotRail, in a move that has drawn criticism from the constituency's Parliamentarians.
(Permalink) Cumbernauld Edinburgh Falkirk Grahamston Glasgow Greenfaulds Timetabling

Greenfaulds: An Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street service calls at Greenfaulds on 22 June 2019.
David Panton 22/06/2019

Cumbernauld: With the Class 314 railtour in the turnback siding, 385112 on a Queen St to Waverley service heads north from Cumbernauld on 18 December 2019. Weather conditions were not their best during this stop w ...
John McIntyre 18/12/2019

Environmental campaigners have hit out as prices for train travel between London and Glasgow for COP26 can be to three times higher than air fares.
(Permalink) Air fare COP26 Fares Glasgow London

Exhibition Centre: A service for Dalmuir via Yoker calls at Exhibition Centre on 13 July 2019. The track on the right is a siding (buffers behind me) used by the few trains terminating at or originating from Anderston.
David Panton 13/07/2019

South Scotland list MSP Emma Harper has received a commitment that the frequency of trains on the Dumfries-Glasgow and Stranraer-Ayr lines will be increased in May.
(Permalink) Ayr Dumfries Glasgow ScotRail Stranraer Timetabling

If it goes ahead passengers could fall asleep on departure from Glasgow or Edinburgh and wake up in Frankfurt.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Frankfurt Glasgow Sleeper

A comparison study by Glasgow Live has revealed that Glaswegians fork out way more than our neighbours in other European cities to move around on public transport.
(Permalink) Glasgow Glasgow Zonecard Pricing Ticketing Zonecard

A museum is looking for Glaswegians who travelled on the County Donegal Railways - or who emigrated from Ireland to the city - for a new display.
(Permalink) County Donegal Railway Heritage Centre County Donegal Railways Glasgow

Donegal: Approach to the former Donegal Town station on the one-time narrow gauge County Donegal Joint Railways in the Republic of Ireland, closed on 31st December 1959 and now the Donegal Railway Heritage Cen ...
David Bosher 01/08/2018

Donegal: Donegal Railway Museum, housed at the former Donegal Town station on the one-time narrow gauge County Donegal Joint Railways, closed on the very last day of the 1950s and seen here nearly 59 years lat ...
David Bosher 01/08/2018

Donegal: Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, housed at the former Donegal Town station (closed 1960). Seen here on 8 May 2011.
John Yellowlees 08/05/2011

When the new Lumo rail service launches next month, it will officially make train travel between the Scottish and English capitals cheaper than it is to buy a return between Glasgow and Edinburgh.
(Permalink) Edinburgh FirstGroup Glasgow London Lumo Pricing ScotRail Ticketing

No trains will be running between Glasgow and Edinburgh on Sunday, due to engineering works and strike action.

ScotRail said there would also be no replacement buses running between the two cities.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Engineering Glasgow Industrial Action RMT ScotRail Strike

ScotRail took to Twitter to confirm that there will be no train services or replacement bus services running between Glasgow and Edinburgh tomorrow on any route.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Engineering Glasgow Industrial Action RMT ScotRail Strike

Scotrail has recently come under fire from commuters after revealing the price of their new Anytime Return ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow - now we want to see how far we can make our money stretch.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Glasgow ScotRail Ticketing

Scotrail has announced they will be launching a new flexible ticket for customers travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow but once they revealed the cost, many hit back saying it was too expensive.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Glasgow ScotRail Ticketing

ScotRail has launched two new Open Return fares between Scotlands two biggest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
From today, Monday 30 August, customers can now book return journeys between Glasgow and Edinburgh with the return ticket valid for up to one month.
The new fare has the option to travel any time of day for £30, or with off-peak travel only for £18.40.
Ticket can be bought and stored on the ScotRail app using the mTicket system, online at, in stations at a self-service ticket machine or ticket office and by phone.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Glasgow ScotRail Ticketing mTicket app

ScotrailL bosses are under fire for failing to reinstate 'fast' train services from Inverclyde to Glasgow.
(Permalink) Express Glasgow Gourock Greenock Inverclyde Timetabling

Gourock: 380001 at Gourock station waiting to depart for Glasgow Central on 25th July 2017.
David Bosher 25/07/2017

Port Glasgow: Dalry Road Black 5 4-6-0 no 45360 with an Edinburgh (Princes Street) to Gourock express photographed leaving Port Glasgow on Saturday 20 July 1963.
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 20/07/1963

There will be no trains running from Glasgow to Ayr until Friday at the very earliest, Scotrail have said.
(Permalink) Ayr Glasgow Kilwinning Troon

Enjoy the magic of a Scottish steam train adventure this summer, as new routes are revealed and bookings are now open.
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Residents were shocked by an 'almighty bang' as a wall collapsed beside a railway line. [Railscot note: the location is just north east of Muirhouse South Junction on the link to Larkfield Junction.]
(Permalink) Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway Glasgow Muirhouse South Junction

In 1894, there were almost four hundred horse-drawn tramcars on the streets of Glasgow.
(Permalink) Glasgow Glasgow Corporation Tramways Tram

In the old days, something fishy would often happen while folk were shooglin' round the city that Glaswegians were unaware of!
(Permalink) Glasgow Subway

The costs of two more flagship rail projects in Scotland have soared.
A Sunday Post investigation earlier this month revealed works on lines between Edinburgh and Glasgow, and Aberdeen to Inverness, were tens of millions of pounds over budget.
Now its been confirmed that electrification work on the Stirling, Alloa and Dunblane lines, as well as a 46-mile section of the Shotts line, is currently 50% over budget.
The Office of Rail and Road confirmed it had launched an investigation into the budget overruns, blamed on poor design and extra costs of meeting safety legislation.
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