ScotRail announce details of train services over Christmas period

Trains are delayed after damage to overhead wires in Dumbarton
Trains are delayed after damage to overhead wires in Dumbarton
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Scotland’s train operator ScotRail has announced their service levels for the upcoming festive period with a pledge to ‘keep people moving’ during the holidays.

The ScotRail Alliance has encouraged passengers to consult their dedicated website for holiday travel, and plan their journeys over the festive season well in advance.

There will be no services on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, with further changes to timetables across the wider festive period set to affect passengers.

As per last year, limited services will be run on Boxing Day in parts of Scotland, as well as a shortened timetable for those same services on January 2nd.

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Both Christmas Eve and Hogmanay services will finish earlier than normal.

Graham Heald, the ScotRail Alliance’s head of customer experience, said: “We will be working flat out to keep people moving during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

“But with many of our customers taking time off work to be with their loved ones, the network is quieter between Christmas and New Year. That means it’s an ideal time to carry out vital improvement works while causing as little disruption to our customers as possible.

“There will be changes to train times, so we encourage our customers to plan their journeys now on our app or at scotrail.co.uk.”

Full details of last trains and changes to services can be found at their dedicated site.