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Work is continuing to reopen lines across the country following 80mph winds on Sunday night. More disruption to journeys expected on Tuesday as Storm Jocelyn reaches Scotland bringing an early shutdown of the network
(Permalink) Storm Jocelyn Weather

Several routes have been cancelled this evening and tomorrow morning.
(Permalink) ScotRail Storm Isha Weather

Speed restrictions will be imposed on some trains travelling to and from Glasgow due to forecasted adverse weather.
(Permalink) Speed restrictions Weather

There are more delays and cancellations on public transport on Thursday. Perth, Dundee, Arbroath and Montrose services will be disrupted until the end of the day. One of the lines affected is Edinburgh/Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness.
(Permalink) Arbroath Dundee Inverness Montrose Perth Weather

Speed restrictions will be in force on all Highland lines until 9am on Christmas Eve amid ongoing Met Office weather warnings.
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More misery is in store today for train travellers on the Far North Line with services expected to remain suspended after severe weather.
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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

Engineers will be working around-the-clock to keep Scotland's Railway running as freezing conditions continue to grip the county.
(Permalink) Network Rail Snow Weather

The Met Office had yesterday issued a 'yellow' weather warning for ice and snow which is still in place until 11am on Saturday, December 2.
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Operators say routes will have to be inspected before deemed safe.
(Permalink) Network Rail Storm Babet Weather

The cancellations come as the Met Office issued a rare red alert as Storm Babet arrives.
(Permalink) Cancellations ScotRail Storm Babet Weather

A tree became wedged underneath a train during the extreme weather in Scotland as Storm Babet arrived on Thursday.
(Permalink) Fallen tree Storm Babet Taynuilt Weather

An East Lothian railway line has been closed by Network Rail after a power transmission line above the line fell onto the tracks, as the yellow weather warnings continue to be in place.
(Permalink) East Linton Electrification OLE Weather

Scotland's Railway will close several lines in the north and north-east of Scotland on Thursday and Friday as Storm Babet is expected to bring severe weather to parts of the country.
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Scotrail has issued a warning to passengers as Storm Babet is set to hit Scotland this week.
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LNER is warning of significant disruption to its services.
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Disruption to LNER services is expected to last from Wednesday until Friday.
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There is still significant disruption on the railways, and some roads remain closed.
(Permalink) Craigo Dundee Flooding Gleneagles Inverness Montrose Perth Weather

Commuters have been warned that train services across Scotland will be disrupted throughout Sunday as ScotRail battles with the impact of torrential downpours, and begins a major clear-up operation to get all lines operational for Monday.
(Permalink) Flooding ScotRail Weather

Three weeks' worth of rain could fall across parts of the country this weekend with people urged not to travel unless necessary.
(Permalink) Cancellations Flooding ScotRail Weather

Bowling: Flooding at Bowling station has covered the track entirely. Lines all over Scotland are closed as a result of heavy rain. Bowling previously flooded in late December 2022, see image [[83878]].
Network Rail 07/10/2023

Scenes of flooded stations across Scotland have been posted by Network rail as Saturdays torrential downpour continues unabated.
(Permalink) Cancellations Flooding ScotRail Weather

The persistent heavy rain in the Highlands is beginning to claim more services after trains south were cancelled.
(Permalink) Cancellations Flooding ScotRail Weather

Labour's candidate for Carlisle has said that the city is being 'let down by southern-centric decision making' after the west coast main line was shut north of Preston due to poor weather in Scotland.
(Permalink) Carlisle Weather

West Highland Line, Highland Mainline and Helensburgh / Balloch services to be severely affected. Speed restrictions also being introduced elsewhere across the network due to risk of flooding and landslips.
(Permalink) Cancellations Flooding ScotRail Weather

It will affect services between Mallaig and Oban to Glasgow Queen Street.
(Permalink) Fort William Mallaig Oban Weather West Highland Line

Speed restrictions are in place on various routes across Scotland due to severe weather.
(Permalink) Speed restrictions Tayside Weather

Parts of Scotland were battered by heavy rain on Sunday causing travel disruption.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne ScotRail Weather

Passengers travelling by train on north Highland routes will be hit delays this morning with heavy rain forecast across the north-west of Scotland.
(Permalink) ScotRail Weather

The heavy rain forecasts affecting the Highlands are expected to cause major disruption to train travels in the region this morning.
(Permalink) Cancellations Delays Flooding Glasgow Queen Street Inverness Kyle Of Lochalsh Perth Weather West Highland Line

Rail services on the West Highland Line are facing restrictions on Tuesday and ferry services cancellations, with high winds and heavy rain set to hit the west coast. Scotland's Railways specialist weather forecasters have predicted that 20-30mm of rain will fall across most of Scotland between Tuesday evening and Wednesday. They have also predicted that the West Highland Line could experience 55mm of rainfall and this will be combined with wind speeds of up to 55mph across Southern Scotland.
(Permalink) Weather West Highland Lines

Speed restrictions have been put into place across several lines throughout the ScotRail network due to forecasted heavy rain.
(Permalink) ScotRail Speed Restrictions Weather

The heavy downpours affecting the Highlands are expected to cause major disruption to train travels in the region this morning.
(Permalink) ScotRail Speed Restrictions Weather

ScotRail has warned train passengers that adverse weather is set to cause disruption to train travel from and to Inverness this morning.
(Permalink) Cancellations Weather

A CalMac ferry has been forced to dock in Ayr as part an urgent reshuffle. The unusual sight came as CalMac was forced to change the usual berthing arrangements for its Arran ferries because of bad weather.
(Permalink) Ayr Caledonian MacBrayne MV Hebridean Isles Weather

Ayr Harbour: MV Hebridean Isles was a surprise visitor in the river yesterday. [The vessel was in Ayr as, due to poor weather, the MV Caledonian Isles was using the Irish berth at Ardrossan. -RS]
Colin Miller 01/08/2023

The operator of a ferry linking the Black Isle and Easter Ross has flagged the likelihood of short-notice cancellation today due to conditions.
(Permalink) Cromarty Highland Ferries Nigg Weather

The Oban ferry terminal became a temporary shelter for stranded travellers after a festival in the Inner Hebrides was cancelled last minute.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Oban Ferry Terminal Oban Pier Tiree Music Festival Weather

The Ardrossan to Arran ferry service is being disrupted by stormy weather tonight and tomorrow morning
(Permalink) Ardrossan Arran Brodick Weather

Some services to and from Inverness were been cancelled while others will terminate early after equipment was damaged by stormy conditions.
(Permalink) Aviemore Cancellations Invermess Inverness Airport Lightning Weather

The Met Office earlier said that the spell of strong winds would affect transport, with the warning in place from 4am until 1pm.
(Permalink) Corran Ferry Weather West Coast Main Line West Highland Line

Weather and climate resilience guidance for light rail operators has been developed by the Light Rail Safety & Standards Board.
(Permalink) Light Rail Safety & Standards Board Weather

Several ScotRail services connecting the Highland capital with the far north have been cancelled.
(Permalink) Cancelations Far North Line Inverness Storm Otto Thurso Weather Wick

The train operator has issued a list of services that it says cannot run because of the inclement weather conditions.
(Permalink) Cancellations Flooding ScotRail Weather

Commuters are facing a disruptive end to the year as forecasters warn of further snow showers.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Cancellations Edinburgh Inverness Inverness Montrose Perth ScotRail Weather

Rail chiefs are working to arrange replacement buses, but none have been confirmed so far.
(Permalink) Bowling Branchton Cancellations Flooding Network Rail ScotRail Weather

Many will be waking to icy patches this morning, as a Met Office yellow warning remains in place across the majority of mainland Scotland.
(Permalink) Cancellations Crianlarich Oban Weather West Highland Line

Several ferry services have been called off and are facing delays due to strong winds forecast.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Weather

Network Rail has been taking steps to plan for extreme weather conditions.
(Permalink) Network Rail Weather

Several CalMac services across the west coast of Scotland have been cancelled because of strong winds and large sea swells.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Weather

Supermarket shelves in Shetland have been left bare after bad weather resulted in ferries in and out of the islands being cancelled for four days.
(Permalink) NorthLink Shetland Weather

An amber weather warning in eastern Scotland has been extended with flooding leading to school closures and disruption on roads and railways.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Arbroath Cancellations Dalgety Bay Dundee Flooding Grantshouse Inverness Inverurie LNER Laurencekirk Linlithgow Montrose Rain ScotRail Weather

Rail services have been hit by the weather this morning. The East Coast Line is flooded at Dalgety Bay. The Dundee-Arbroath service is suspended along with services between Aberdeen and Inverurie. ScotRail has speed restrictions on many routes.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Arbroath Cancellations Dalgety Bay Dundee Flooding Grantshouse Inverness Inverurie LNER Laurencekirk Linlithgow Montrose Rain ScotRail Weather

High winds and heavy rain are set to hit the east of Scotland over the next 48 hours and speed restrictions will be imposed on sections of the railway.
(Permalink) Flooding Network Rail Rain Weather

Rail passengers have been warned to expect longer journey times when speed restrictions are brought in on some routes due to forecasts of extreme rainfall.
(Permalink) Rain Speed restrictions Weather

A trampoline was blown onto rail tracks in Glasgow, creating travel chaos.
(Permalink) Cancellations Hillington Trampoline Weather Wind

Just one of CalMac's ferry services was operating normally on Thursday - after some 19 routes were suspended because of high winds.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Weather Wind

Speed restrictions have been imposed on the West Highland Line today due to the weather.
(Permalink) Speed restrictions Weather West Highland Line

Scotrail say there are currently no trains running to or from Dalmuir train station due to 'slippery lines.'
(Permalink) Cancellations Dalmuir ScotRail Weather

CalMac has cancelled a number of its services today due to the weather - and has warmed more may follow.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Weather

CalMac has already cancelled a number of its services today and warned more cancellations could follow as the day goes on.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Weather

Train services have been impacted by the heavy rain. ScotRail announced this morning (Tuesday) that due to extreme heavy rain train speeds were being limited.
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Trains in Ayrshire are being disrupted after ScotRail introduced temporary speed restrictions on many routes in response to a Met Office weather warning.
(Permalink) Saltcoats ScotRail Speed restrictions Weather

Yellow weather warnings have been issued for high winds and heavy rain on Friday 30 September.
(Permalink) Network Rail ScotRail Weather

Five major railway lines in the north and north-east will be subject to speed restrictions following Met Office warnings for heavy rain and high winds.
(Permalink) Aberdeen to Dundee line Blair Atholl Far North Line Highland Main Line Kyle Line Pitlochry ScotRail Weather West Highland Line

ScotRail services faced disruption in the evening due to 'severe weather'.
(Permalink) Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Weather

Network Rail Scotland confirmed plans are in place as heavy rain is to sweep across the country on Saturday.
(Permalink) Network Rail Rain Weather

West Fifers are being warned that disruption due to heavy rain and thunderstorms is likely to continue throughout Monday. [Full article requires subscription. -RS]
(Permalink) Delays Fife Rain Weather

Rail services on the West Highland Line have been forced to slow down due to rising temperatures.
(Permalink) Heat Speed restrictions Weather West Highland Line

Scots may face delays when travelling to places including Glasgow and Edinburgh today as the rising temperatures spell potential trouble for the railway infrastructure.
(Permalink) Heat Network Rail ScotRail Speed restrictions Weather

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

Train passengers travelling between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh today might face delays, a train operator has warned.
(Permalink) Delays Kyle of Lochalsh Weather

Train services in Scotland will be running under speed restrictions today (Tuesday) with heavy rain expected.
(Permalink) Network Rail Speed Restrictions Weather

Rail passengers in Lochaber are facing a day of disruption due to adverse weather.
(Permalink) Glenfinnan Lochailort Weather

CalMac has said the busy Mallaig to Lochboisdale, South Uist route on the west coast has been cancelled for the rest of the day.
(Permalink) Cancellations Lochboisdale Mallaig Weather

Poor weather forecasts have caused cancellations to sailings across the CalMac network.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Weather

Sailings between Ardrossan and Brodick have been cancelled due to worsening weather conditions, CalMac has confirmed.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Brodick Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Weather

Ardrossan Harbour: Calmac 'MV Caledonian Isles' battles a strong wind and extremely rough sea to reach her berth at Ardrossan Harbour on 15 June 2013 after arrival from Brodick Pier on Arran.
David Pesterfield 15/06/2013

A new snow and ice warning has been issued for tonight as blizzards disrupted roads and railways.
(Permalink) Snow Weather

Gusts of up to 70 mph and snowfall is expected to batter much of the country on Wednesday and into Thursday.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations ScotRail Weather

Network Rail is thanking passengers for their patience and understanding during the recent storms as the railway today, (Tuesday 22 February), resumes regular train services.
(Permalink) Cancellations Network Rail Storm Dudley Storm Eunice Storm Franklin Weather

The customer call centre is handling the same number of calls in a day as it usually does in a week.
(Permalink) Cancellations Stena Line Storm Dudley Storm Eunice Storm Franklin Weather

The train operator put out the warning this morning after the bad weather caused flooding and damage on the tracks throughout the West Coast Mainline. Customers are advised to check before leaving.
(Permalink) Flooding Storm Franklin Weather West Coast Main Line Wind

As the rail industry looks to deal with the effects of climate change it has never been more important to ensure the UKs railways is as weather resilient as possible.

Without effective methods of weather resilience delays and disruption can be expected across the rail network as extreme weather events become more common.
(Permalink) Resilience Weather

Trains across the country are having to abide by speed restrictions amidst heavy rain. Services to Aberdeen, Inverness, Oban and Mallaig are among those
(Permalink) Aberdeen Inverness Mallaig Oban Rain Speed restrictions Weather

Three Towns train services have been disruped due to high waves and strong winds.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Cancellations Saltcoats Stevenston Weather

At least eight lifeline CalMac ferry services have been suspended as high winds hit Scotland.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Weather

Three lifeline vessels were sidelined for repairs and Covid as islanders raised new concerns in the wake of ferry disruption through high winds and snow.
(Permalink) COVID-19 Caledonian MacBrayne Weather

ScotRail has announced that several services in the Highlands will be cancelled due to expected high winds on December 13.
(Permalink) Cancellations Far North Line Kyle Line ScotRail Weather

Rail services have been disrupted due to tree blocking the railway as Storm Barra arrives in the UK, bringing 70mph gusts and extreme weather.
(Permalink) Carstairs Fallen Tree Storm Barra Weather

CalMac have cancelled all ferries to Arran today following a weather warning issued by the Met Office.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Brodick Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Storm Barra Weather

Brodick Pier: CalMac Ferry MV 'Caledonian Isles' is seen loading at Brodick Ferry Terminal for the slightly delayed 16.40 return crossing from Arran to Ardrossan, after a very rock and roll trip from the mainland i ...
David Pesterfield 15/06/2013

Commuters in the north and north-east are bracing for a day full of disruption as Storm Barra descends on the country.
(Permalink) ScotRail Storm Barra Weather

Storm Barra is forecast to bring snow and winds of up to 70mph to parts of the country from late tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday 7 December) and will affect some services in the south west and north east of Scotland.
(Permalink) Network Rail ScotRail Service Alterations Storm Barra Weather

Twelve cross-border sleeper trains have been cancelled over a lack of staff and the impact of Storm Arwen.
(Permalink) Caledonian Sleeper Storm Arwen Weather

Pictures show significant damage to ScotRail train following the red weather during Storm Arwen.
(Permalink) Fallen tree Galashiels Haymarket Depot Storm Arwen Weather

Passengers have been told to expect travel delays as speed restrictions are put in place on certain Highland train routes.
(Permalink) Glenfinnan Kyle Line Kyle of Lochalsh Loch Awe Lochailort Rain Speed restrictions Stromeferry Taynuilt Weather West Highland Lines

Lochailort: Damage at a remote location near Lochailort station.
Network Rail /06/2020

ScotRail trains have resumed between Aberdeen and Dundee again on Monday after being suspended during Storm Arwen.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Dundee Storm Arwen Weather

Aberdeen to Inverness trains have resumed for the first time after being suspended on Friday during the peak of Storm Arwen - but it is to take longer to clear the line to Dundee.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Dundee Inverness ScotRail Storm Arwen Weather

Black Friday became White Out Saturday, as bargain hunting Britain was battered by Storm Arwen on Friday and Saturday. The railways did not escape the disruption. The countrys east took the worst of the weather, with the East Coast Main Line shut between Newcastle and Edinburgh and the West Coast Main Line closed between Carlisle [] A falling tree badly damaged a ScotRail passenger train on the Borders Railway in southern Scotland. The accident on Friday night prompted the cancellation of all services in Scotland. No injuries were reported.
(Permalink) Storm Arwen Weather

Following the passing of Storm Arwen, the clean-up of debris across Scotland has become a priority including clearing public transport links to avoid further travel disruption.
(Permalink) ScotRail Storm Arwen Weather

Network Rail Scotland say the aftermath of the bad weather has resulted in 'one of the most challenging' situations in recent memory as crews work tirelessly to clear blocked lines.
(Permalink) ScotRail Storm Arwen Weather

Passengers travelling on a train between Aberdeen and Inverness were left stranded for around 17 hours overnight due to Storm Arwen.
(Permalink) Huntly Storm Arwen Weather

Huntly: The modern station building at Huntly in November 2006, View north towards Keith..
John Furnevel 08/11/2006

The rail firm said that it will take workers 'significant time' to assess the damage caused after large parts of the country were battered by winds of up to 80mph.
(Permalink) Cancellations ScotRail Storm Arwen Weather

Scotland's railways are experiencing major disruption due to damage to lines or blockages as Storm Arwen enters the second day of travel chaos.
(Permalink) Cancellations ScotRail Storm Arwen Weather

Major travel problems have hit people across Tayside, Fife and beyond as Storm Arwen makes its presence felt on Scotland's east coast.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Cancellations Dundee Storm Arwen Weather

A number of schools across have been closed as Storm Arwen blasts its way across the far north, with Pentland Firth ferry sailings cancelled.
(Permalink) Cancellations NorthLink Pentland Ferries Storm Arwen Weather

CalMac have cancelled all ferries to Arran today following a weather warning issued by the Met Office.
(Permalink) Ardrossam Brodick Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Storm Arwen Weather

Hundreds of people left stranded in London Euston after a fallen tree sparked rail chaos are finally set to get moving again.
(Permalink) Avanti West Coast COP26 Weather West Coast Main Line

The last days of summer and the first day of winter were marred by widespread disruption to the British railway network. On the day that British Summer Time officially ended as station clocks were traditionally turned back one hour and Greenwich Mean Time once again rules the timetable Britain found itself plunged into chaos, as a storm that respected neither timezone first submerged then blew away the British Isles.
(Permalink) Network Rail Weather

A fallen tree on the west coast mainline has blocked travel routes for delegates heading to COP26 in Glasgow, including the environment minister Zac Goldsmith, after stormy weather swept through the UK bringing suspected tornadoes to parts of the country. Avanti West Coast warned of delays, cancellations and diversions to services on Sunday after an object fell on power lines between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central.
(Permalink) Avanti West Coast COP26 Milton Keynes Central Rugby Weather Wind

Trains are currently unable to pass over the Annan viaduct as reports of two road bridges being 'washed away' on the river Annan affect transport.
(Permalink) Annan Annan Viaduct Carlisle Dumfries Flooding Road bridges washed away Weather

Annan Viaduct: Railway bridge over the River Annan just west of Annan station, photographed in May 2007 from the east bank of the river. [Ref query 6889]
John Furnevel 30/05/2007

Two bridges are washed away and the Carlisle to Dumfries rail line shut amid more heavy downpours.
(Permalink) Annan Annan Viaduct Carlisle Dumfries Flooding Road bridges washed away Weather

Network Rail said two road bridges had been 'washed away'.
(Permalink) Annan Annan Viaduct Carlisle Dumfries Flooding Road bridges washed away Weather

Passengers on Scotrail services travelling to and from the capital have been facing major delays in travelling, due to the heavy showers that occurred overnight.
(Permalink) Flooding ScotRail Weather

Heavy rain and flooding are continuing to cause major disruptions for rail passengers today.
(Permalink) Avanti West Coast Flooding Weather

Scotland's Railway is asking passengers to check before travelling as forecast severe weather will mean speed limits and reduced services on some routes between Wednesday and Friday (October 27-29).
(Permalink) Delays Speed limits Weather

A Met Office weather warning for downpours across parts of southern Scotland is upgraded to amber.
(Permalink) Delays Speed limits Weather

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain covering northern areas of England until 10 pm following the overnight flooding in London, causing significant closures on travel services.
(Permalink) London Underground Met Office Weather

Road and rail transport providers have issued warnings to travellers today after Glasgow and the West has been battered by heavy rain overnight.
(Permalink) ScotRail Weather

Train services north of Perth are returning to normal after being delayed due to heavy rain in the area.

Services between Dunkeld and Birnam, and Blair Atholl, as well as Aberdeen and Inverness, were running at reduced speeds on Monday morning.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Blair Atholl Dunkeld Flooding Inverness Rain Weather

ScotRail has issued a warning of delays to customers due to ongoing emergency speed restrictions.
(Permalink) Speed restrictions Timetabling Weather

Network Rail has imposed a 40mph speed limit on two rail lines in the north warning commuters of potential delays to services. The alterations will affect services travelling between Aberdeen and Inverness and on the Highland Main Line, between Perth and Inverness.
(Permalink) Flooding Speed restrictions Weather

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