Drivers of new ScotRail trains '˜can't see signals'

Introduction of new class 385 electric trains for the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line could be further put back because drivers say they can't see signals properly from their cabs.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 11th February 2018, 7:42 am
Updated Sunday, 11th February 2018, 8:01 am
Picture: Getty
Picture: Getty

Commuters have already been hit by three delays to the new, faster trains, leaving them more than a year late.

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The new setback comes after the union Aslef raised concerns over the safety of the new Hitachi engines, saying drivers had the impression of “looking through a fishbowl to view signals” during test runs.