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A West of Scotland MSP has warned Ayrshire rail travellers will be hit by a move by Avanti West Coast to close its ticket office at Glasgow Central Station.
(Permalink) Avanti West Coast Glasgow Central Ticket Office

Two Alnmouth station groups have welcomed an extension of the consultation period for the proposed closure of the ticket office.
(Permalink) Alnmouth Ticket Office

ScotRail assure passengers that Kilwinning Station will remain staffed.
(Permalink) Kilwinning Ticket office

Kilwinning: Approach to Kilwinning from the south on 3 May. Largs platforms to left and those to Ayr and Stranraer on the right.
John Furnevel 03/05/2007

A rail user group has spelled out exactly why it is opposed to opening hours being slashed at Alnmouth Railway Stations ticket office.
(Permalink) Alnmouth Alnmouth Rail User Group Ticket office

Avanti West Coast said it proposes to close 'all ticket office windows at stations'.
(Permalink) Avanti West Coast Glasgow Central Ticket Office

Campaigners have called for Berwick railway stations ticket office to be retained.
(Permalink) Berwick upon Tweed Ticket office

Berwick-upon-Tweed: The 10.59 Glasgow Central - Penzance CrossCountry service leaves Berwick on 12 October 2012.
John Furnevel 12/10/2012

A largs councillor has slammed ScotRail's decision to press ahead with slashing opening hours at the Largs station ticket office.

It will close at 1.30pm Monday to Thursdays, 5.30pm Friday and Saturdays and 1pm on Sundays, the railway company have announced after a consultation period ended.

Councillor Alex Gallagher slammed the decision after a string of recent violent late-night incidents on the line.
(Permalink) Largs Ticket Office

Largs: A Largs to Glasgow service is about to set off on 22 May 2019. I don't know what those people were doing on Platform 1 as the next train wasn't due there until the following morning. Mind you, I suppo ...
David Panton 22/05/2019

Largs: Nice touch - Largs station, 30 December 2014.
Colin Miller 30/12/2014

Largs: The station building at Largs on 31 May, looking towards the station entrance and Main Street.
Veronica Clibbery 31/05/2008

Safety fears have been raised over a plan by rail bosses to close Gourock Station at night. If it goes ahead there will be no presence from 4.30pm most days, with further early closures also planned at the weekend.
(Permalink) Gourock Ticket office

Gourock: There's a lot of metalwork in this view across the buffers at Gourock on 14 November 2017. Class 380s are the usual fare on the Inverclyde lines, but ageing 314s are still to be seen. This one will fo ...
David Panton 14/11/2017

Gourock: The new exterior of Gourock station on 21 April 2011. Work is currently progressing on phase 2 of the Gourock reconstruction project.
John Yellowlees 21/04/2011

A West Dunbartonshire councillor has asked for the backing of the police as the authority fights for a U-turn on proposals to slash opening hours at railway station ticket offices.
(Permalink) Ticket Office Ticket office hours West Dumbartonshire

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant yesterday submitted her opposition to the latest Scotrail consultation.
(Permalink) Highlands Ticket office Ticket office hours

A consultation has been launched into proposals by ScotRail which would see both East Kilbride and Hairmyres ticket offices close early.
(Permalink) East Kilbride Hairmyres Ticket office

Hairmyres: A Glasgow service calls at Hairmyres on 17 November 2018. Running 4 cars on all Saturday services on the East Kilbride line is a good move as these trains can be busy. The feathers for the Hairmyres l ...
David Panton 17/11/2018

East Kilbride: The crew of 156431 changes ends during a short stop at the functional terminus of the East Kilbride line before dropping back down the branch with another service for Glasgow Central.
Mark Bartlett 14/04/2011

Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop (SNP) has highlighted the ScotRail consultation which ends next Wednesday, February 2.
(Permalink) Linlithgow ScotRail Ticket office

Embattled trade unionists who have slammed plans to dramatically slash the operational hours of Cumbernauld stations ticket office are not alone after MSP Mark Griffin and others took issue with the cutbacks.
(Permalink) Cumbernauld ScotRail Ticket office

Labour's Neil Bibby has blasted proposals to close two station ticket offices in Inverclyde and slash opening hours across the district.
(Permalink) Cartsdyke Ticket office Woodhall

Cartsdyke: Although superficially similar to its coevals in Glasgow and Lanarkshire Cartsdyke's station has a ticket window separate from the waiting room. I'm sure they knew what they were doing.
David Panton 07/03/2019

Woodhall: Entrance to Woodhall station on the east side of Port Glasgow. View northwest across Glasgow Road (and the Clyde beyond) on Sunday 29 July 2007.
John Furnevel 29/07/2007

ScotRail has announced plans to cut the opening hours of the ticket office at Stranraer station.
(Permalink) Stranraer Ticket office

Stranraer: The 09.23 from Ayr on arrival, 8-10-19. The vast majority of passengers (11) was from our photoclub.
Colin Miller 08/10/2019

Stranraer: SAYLSA (Stranraer to Ayr Line Support Association) company secretary Jim Wilson seen here at Stranraer on 14 December died suddenly on 4 ...
John Yellowlees 14/12/2017

Stranraer: The passenger, Stranraer, 1 November 2016.
Andy Furnevel 01/11/2016

Two ScotRail employees have been praised for their quick-thinking actions and fast response after becoming aware of a potentially life-threatening incident.
(Permalink) Dalmuir ScotRail Ticket Office

A new customer lounge area has opened at Motherwell station as part of the station's redevelopment. The former waiting area between platform 2 and platform 3 at Motherwell station has been transformed into a new lounge area. Customers can now benefit from a larger, warmer, brighter, refurbished area with padded benches, new flooring, and softer lighting, making the station a more comfortable place to catch a train. The work forms part of a 14.5m project to redevelop the station and create a new transport interchange in Motherwell.
(Permalink) Motherwell Ticket office Waiting room

Motherwell: The forecourt at Motherwell station, seen on 5 January 2019. This area is due for a multi-million pound development to create a transport hub, as we will have to get used to calling them. It's certain ...
David Panton 05/01/2019

Some ScotRail ticket offices could be closed or downgraded to help fund a pay rise for its 5,300 staff, The Scotsman has learned. Other options believed to be being considered are cutting catering on trains, which has only been partially reinstated after being suspended due to the Covid pandemic. They come as ScotRail's four unions today rejected a 2.2 per cent increase tied to efficiency savings. [Some possible ticket office closure were announced 06/08/2021. -RS]
(Permalink) Catering Industrial Action RMT ScotRail Ticket Office

'Time to oppose these potential cuts is now not when they become official Scottish Government policy'.
(Permalink) Aviemore Kingussie ScotRail Security Staff Station buildings Ticket office Ticketing

Aviemore: Road approach to Aviemore station from the south in May 2002.
John Furnevel 12/05/2002

Kingussie: Kingussie station seems little changed over the years. The portable steps are still on Platform 2 and the station buildings well kept. Perhaps the biggest visible difference is the number of trees aro ...
Mark Bartlett 19/07/2016

It's full steam ahead for a new ticket office for the UK's most northerly public miniature railway.
(Permalink) Miniature Railway Ness Islands Railway Ticket Office

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