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Encyclopedia > First ScotRail
Franchise(s): ScotRail
17 October 2004 – 2014
Main Region(s): Scotland
Other Region(s): Cumbria
Northumberland
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fleet size: 309
Stations called at: 336
National Rail abbreviation: SR
Parent company: First Group
Web site: www.firstscotrail.com

First ScotRail is the brand under which FirstGroup PLC runs its railway franchise to operate all domestic passenger services within Scotland, as well as the cross-border Caledonian Sleeper service to London. Image File history File links ScotRaillogo. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 687 KB)BR Class 170/4, no. ... This article is about the country. ... Cumbria (IPA: ), is a shire county in the extreme North West of England. ... Northumberland is a county in the North East of England. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... First Group PLC (LSE: FGP) is a British transport company operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, with headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Brand (disambiguation). ... FirstGroup plc (LSE: FGP) is a Scottish transport company operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, with headquarters in Aberdeen. ... The initials PLC after a UK or Irish company name indicate that it is a public limited company, a type of limited company whose shares may be offered for sale to the public. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... Franchising (from the French franchir: vt to clear an obstacle or difficulty)[1] refers to the method of practicing and using another persons philosophy of business. ... A passenger is a term broadly used to describe any person who travels in a vehicle, but bears little or no responsibility for the tasks required for that vehicle to arrive at its destination. ... This article is about the country. ... The Deerstalker redirects here. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


The brand name ScotRail was originally used to denote services provided in Scotland by British Rail. After privatisation, the Scottish rail franchise was called ScotRail and the name has since been inherited by its train operating companies. On 17 October 2004 the franchise was transferred to First Group from National Express resulting in the rebranding from ScotRail to First ScotRail[1]. This was the first time the franchise has been renegotiated since the privatisation of British Rail. Franchises are now controlled by the Scottish Government but on this occasion was dealt with by the Strategic Rail Authority as their agent. ScotRail was the brand name under which British Rail and following privatisation, National Express operated passenger rail services in Scotland and cross border services to Northern England and London. ... This article is about the defunct entity British Railways, which later traded as British Rail. The History of rail transport in Great Britain is covered in its own article. ... National Rail uses the BR double arrow logo National Rail is a brand name describing the passenger rail service previously provided by British Rail, the now defunct UK state-owned rail operator. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... National Express Group plc (LSE: NEX) is a UK-based transport group that operates airport, bus and rail services in the UK, the US and Canada, Australia, Spain, Portugal and Morocco and long-distance coach routes across Europe. ... The privatisation of British Rail was the result of the Railways Act 1993 introduced by John Majors Conservative government. ... The logo of the Governemnt, incorporating the Saltire. ... Categories: Stub ...

Contents

Network

A map of the principal rail lines of Scotland
A map of the principal rail lines of Scotland

The First ScotRail network is a mixture of long-distance, commuter and rural lines, totalling 1,696 miles (2,729 km), handling 66.1 million passenger journeys in 2003-4. Commuting is the process of travelling from a place of residence to a place of work. ...


Main lines

Express services operate between Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee and Aberdeen. The Highland Main Line links Inverness to the south. Some stretches of main line, such as the Highland Main Line, are single track, and express services must call at intermediate stations to permit trains coming in the opposite direction to pass. This article is about the city in Scotland. ... For other uses, see Dundee (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Aberdeen (disambiguation). ... The Highland Main Line is a railway line in Scotland. ...


The main lines of Scotland are as follows:

The Ayrshire Coast Line is one of the lines within the Strathclyde suburban rail network in Scotland. ... Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line is one of the most senic lines in Scotland that crosses both the Forth Bridge and Tay Bridge along the journey and it is operated by First ScotRail, Virgin Trains (Cross-County) and GNER Stations Edinburgh Waverley for ECML Haymarket for WCML South Gyle Dalmeny Crossing... The Fife Circle is the local rail service north from Edinburgh. ... Glasgow Central ( St Enoch) Motherwell Carstairs Kirknewton Curriehill Wester Hailes Kingsknowe Slateford Haymarket Edinburgh Waverley The Glasgow to Edinburgh via Carstairs Line is a main railway line which connects the West Coast Main Line to the East Coast Main Line in the Central Belt of Scotland. ... The Glasgow to Edinburgh via Falkirk Line is a mainline railway line linking Glasgow and Edinburgh via Falkirk in Scotland. ... The Glasgow South Western Line is a mainline railway in Scotland that runs from Glasgow to Kilmarnock, and then either Carlisle via Dumfries, or Stranraer via Ayr, with a branch to East Kilbride The line south of Kilmarnock was built by the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway and the Glasgow... The Highland Main Line is a railway line in Scotland. ... The Tay Coast Line is a railway line in Scotland, running from Ladybank to Perth to Dundee. ...

Glasgow

See also: Transport in Glasgow

The densest part of the network is the suburban network around Glasgow, consisting of 183 stations — the second largest suburban rail network in the UK after London. Much of it is 25kV AC electrified. Glasgow’s main terminal stations are Central Station and Queen Street Station. Although First ScotRail operate the trains in this area, they do so under the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) brand. The lines in and around Glasgow are defined as follows: Route 9, June 1962, shortly before the end of tram services in Glasgow in September The city of Glasgow, Scotland has a transport system encompassing air, rail, road, and an underground rail circuit. ... “Suburbia” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... // Railway electrification in Great Britain describes the various electrification systems that are used, or have been used, for supplying traction current to the railways and tramways of Great Britain. ... Terminal Station was also the name of a railway station in Chattanooga, Tennessee; see Chattanooga Choo Choo. ... Glasgow Central is the larger of the two present main-line railway terminals in Glasgow, Scotland, and is managed by Network Rail. ... Glasgow Queen Street (Glaschu Sràid na Banrighinn in Gaelic) is a railway station in Glasgow, Scotland and is the citys second main line terminus. ... The Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is a public body which is responsible for planning and co-ordinating regional transport, and especially the public transport system, in the Strathclyde area of western Scotland. ...

Construction work has already started on the rail link to Glasgow Airport, and it is anticipated that this service will begin operation in 2009. The North Clyde Line will eventually be linked to the Edinburgh-Bathgate Line (see Edinburgh, below) when the proposed Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link is completed, creating a new direct link between Glasgow and Edinburgh. There is also a proposal to create a new rail link across the city with the Crossrail Glasgow project. The Argyle Line is a suburban railway located in West Central Scotland. ... The Ayrshire Coast Line is one of the lines within the Strathclyde suburban rail network in Scotland. ... The Cathcart Circle Lines form a suburban railway route linking Glasgow to Cathcart via a circular line, with branches to Newton and Neilston. ... The Croy Line is a suburban railway line linking Glasgow and Croy in Scotland. ... The Cumbernauld Line is a suburban railway line linking Glasgow and Cumbernauld in Scotland. ... The Inverclyde Line is a railway line running from Glasgow Central station through Paisley (Gilmour Street) and a series of stations to the south of the River Clyde and the Firth of Clyde, terminating at Gourock and Wemyss Bay, where it connects to Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services. ... The Maryhill Line is a suburban railway line linking Glasgow and Maryhill in Scotland. ... The Motherwell to Cumbernauld Line is a suburban railway line linking Motherwell and Cumbernauld in Scotland. ... The North Clyde Line (defined by Network Rail as the Glasgow North Electric Suburban line) is a suburban railway in West Central Scotland. ... The Paisley Canal Railway line originally ran from Glasgow, Scotland, to Paisley Canal Railway Station. ... The Shotts Line, is a suburban railway line linking Glasgow and Edinburgh via Shotts in Scotland. ... The Glasgow South Western Line is a mainline railway in Scotland that runs from Glasgow to Kilmarnock, and then either Carlisle via Dumfries, or Stranraer via Ayr, with a branch to East Kilbride The line south of Kilmarnock was built by the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway and the Glasgow... The Whifflet Line is one of the lines within the Strathclyde suburban rail network. ... The Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) is a proposed rail link which will link Glasgow Central station to Glasgow International Airport. ... The Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link is a proposed railway development in Central Scotland. ... Crossrail Glasgow (formerly Glasgow Crossrail) is a proposed railway development in Central Scotland. ...


Edinburgh

The Forth Bridge in 2004
The Forth Bridge in 2004
See also: Transport in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s suburban network is less dense than Glasgow’s, but is still relatively extensive. Edinburgh’s main station is Waverley Station. The main railway line that passes through the city centre runs in a cutting immediately below Edinburgh Castle. A secondary station is located at Haymarket in the west of the city. Railway lines running north from Edinburgh to Fife and the Highlands cross the Firth of Forth via the Forth Bridge. The lines in and around Edinburgh are defined as follows: Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 631 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 631 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... For the nearby road bridge, see Forth Road Bridge. ... Buses on Princes Street, one of the main thoroughfares in the city of Edinburgh. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... Waverley railway station- the principal mainline station in Edinburgh viewed from Edinburgh Castle. ... The castle dominates the Edinburgh skyline as seen here from Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh Castle is an ancient fortress which, from its position atop Castle Rock, dominates the sky-line of the city of Edinburgh, and is Scotlands second most visited tourist attraction, after the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and... For other uses, see Haymarket station. ... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... The Highland council area (Roinn na Gàidhealtachd[1] in Gaelic) is a local government area in the Scottish Highlands and the largest local government area in Scotland. ... The Firth of Forth from Calton Hill The Forth Bridges cross the Firth Satellite photo of the Firth and the surrounding area Map of the Firth Firth of Forth (Scottish Gaelic: Linne Foirthe) is the estuary or firth of Scotlands River Forth, where it flows into the North Sea... For the nearby road bridge, see Forth Road Bridge. ...

The Edinburgh rail network is being expanded with the construction of the Waverley Line to the Borders, and the Edinburgh-Bathgate Line will eventually form part of the Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link. A project to open a rail link to Edinburgh Airport was cancelled in September 2007 by the Scottish Government[3]. A proposal to re-open the Edinburgh suburban railway line has been made by campaigning groups[4] . The Edinburgh to Bathgate Line is a railway line in East Central Scotland. ... Edinburgh Crossrail was constructed and opened in 2002. ... The Edinburgh to Dunblane Line is a railway line in East Central Scotland. ... The North Berwick Line is a railway line linking Edinburgh with North Berwick in Scotland. ... The Shotts Line, is a suburban railway line linking Glasgow and Edinburgh via Shotts in Scotland. ... The Waverley Route is an abandoned railway line that ran south from Edinburgh in Scotland, through Midlothian and the Scottish Borders to Carlisle in England. ... The Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link is a proposed railway development in Central Scotland. ... Edinburgh Airport railway station will be opened in 2010 to serve Edinburgh Airport, Scotland. ... The Edinburgh Suburban and South Side Junction Railway (or, colloquially, Edinburgh suburban railway line) is a freight and, formerly, commuter railway in Edinburgh, Scotland. ...


Rural lines

The West Highland Line at Rannoch station
The West Highland Line at Rannoch station
A Class 170 Turbostar train in First ScotRail livery at Inverness
A Class 170 Turbostar train in First ScotRail livery at Inverness

Rural lines include the scenic West Highland Line, Kyle Line and Far North Line. These lines carry more passengers, consisting mostly of tourist traffic, during the summer months, but nevertheless provide a valuable link and social service during the winter months, when they are less heavily used. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2288x1712, 753 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2288x1712, 753 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... The Class 170 Turbostar is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Litchurch Lane Works, England. ... This article is about the city in Scotland. ... The West Highland Line (Scottish Gaelic: Rathad Iarainn nan Eilean - Iron Road to the Isles) is one of the most scenic railway lines in Britain, linking the fishing port of Mallaig on the west coast to Glasgow. ... The Kyle of Lochalsh Line is a railway line in the Scottish Highlands, running from Dingwall to Kyle of Lochalsh. ... The Far North Line is a rural railway line entirely within the Highland area of Scotland, extending from Inverness to Thurso and Wick. ...


Many rural lines are single-track. Services terminating at the coastal towns of Oban, Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh connect with the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services to the islands, such as Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull or Isle of Lewis. For other uses, see Oban (disambiguation). ... This article is about Mallaig in Scotland. ... , Kyle of Lochalsh (from the Scottish Gaelic Caol Loch Aillse, strait of the foaming lake) is a village on the northwest coast of Scotland, 63 miles (100 km) west of Inverness. ... MV Juno (Iùno in Scottish Gaelic) arriving at Gourock on the Dunoon service The Caledonian MacBrayne headquarters building at Gourock pierhead and a visit from MV Caledonian Isles and MV Isle of Mull. ... Map of the Hebrides. ... Tobermory with 700 people, the largest settlement on Mull, is home to the only whisky distillery on the island. ... Visit and Contribute to the Scottish Gaelic Wikipedia. ...


Corrour railway station, an isolated stop on Rannoch Moor on the West Highland Line, featured as a location in the 1996 film Trainspotting. Corrour railway station is a railway station on the West Highland Line, Scotland. ... Rannoch Moor is a large expanse of around 30 square miles (78 km²) of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch, in the Watsonian Vice County of Mid Perth and the County of Perthshire, in Scotland. ... Trainspotting is a 1996 Academy Award-nominated, BAFTA-winning cult classic film directed by Danny Boyle based on the novel Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh. ...


The rural lines run along the following routes:

The Aberdeen to Inverness Line is a railway line in Scotland linking Aberdeen and Inverness. ... The Far North Line is a rural railway line entirely within the Highland area of Scotland, extending from Inverness to Thurso and Wick. ... The Kyle of Lochalsh Line is a railway line in the Scottish Highlands, running from Dingwall to Kyle of Lochalsh. ... The West Highland Line (Scottish Gaelic: Rathad Iarainn nan Eilean - Iron Road to the Isles) is one of the most scenic railway lines in Britain, linking the fishing port of Mallaig on the west coast to Glasgow. ...

InterCity and Sleeper services

The company also operates some services that venture south of the border; principally the Caledonian Sleeper services to London Euston, along the West Coast Main Line, and a twice daily cross country service between Newcastle upon Tyne and Stranraer via Carlisle and Kilmarnock. The Deerstalker redirects here. ... Facade of Euston Station, London Euston Arch: the original Euston Station, as enlarged, ca 1851 Euston station concourse Euston station (also known as London Euston), is a large railway station in Central London. ... The WCML running alongside the M1 motorway at Watford Gap in Northamptonshire A Virgin Pendolino and freight train on the WCML The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important intercity railway lines in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Stranraer (An t-Sròn Reamhar in Gaelic) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire. ... For other uses, see Carlisle (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Kilmarnock (disambiguation). ...


Stations

The majority of Scotland’s 340 passenger stations are operated by First ScotRail with Network Rail retaining ownership — the exception being Prestwick International Airport station, which is both owned and operated by the airport. Only three other stations in Scotland are not operated by First ScotRail: Dunbar (NXEC), Edinburgh Waverley (Network Rail) and Glasgow Central (Network Rail). Curiously, ScotRail operate Lockerbie railway station but none of their services call there. Network Rail is a British not for dividend company limited by guarantee whose principal asset is Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, a company limited by shares. ... Glasgow Prestwick Airport from the air Glasgow Prestwick Airport (Scottish Gaelic: ) (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is an international airport serving Glasgow, situated north of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Dunbar Railway Station Lies on The East Coast Main Line ... National Express East Coast is the name under which the new train operating company NXEC Trains Ltd has stated it will operate the InterCity East Coast rail franchise, which includes services in England and Scotland. ... Network Rail is a British not for dividend company limited by guarantee whose principal asset is Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, a company limited by shares. ... Lockerbie railway station lies on the West Coast Main Line between Carlisle and Carstairs in the town of Lockerbie. ...


Fleet

A Class 156 Sprinter train in the old National Express ScotRail livery at Oban
A Class 156 Sprinter train in the old National Express ScotRail livery at Oban

The present diesel fleet comprises a mixture of Class 156 Super Sprinter and Class 158 Express Sprinter units, which were acquired during the British Rail era, and Class 170 Turbostar sets acquired post-privatisation. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 666 KB)BR Class 156, no. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 666 KB)BR Class 156, no. ... The British Rail Class 156 Super-Sprinter is a diesel multiple unit. ... For other uses, see Oban (disambiguation). ... The British Rail Class 156 Super-Sprinter is a diesel multiple unit. ... 158842 at Doncaster on 4 September 2007 Northern Rail 158904 in Metro livery at Doncaster on 3 November 2007. ... This article is about the defunct entity British Railways, which later traded as British Rail. The History of rail transport in Great Britain is covered in its own article. ... The Class 170 Turbostar is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Bombardier Transportation (previously ADtranz) at their Derby Litchurch Lane Works, England. ...


The present electric fleet includes Class 314, Class 318, Class 320, Class 322 and Class 334 Juniper units. The British Rail Class 314 is an electric multiple unit train found on the SPT rail network in Central Scotland. ... 318267 at Gourock railway station, showing corridor connection on the drivers cars. ... Class 320 no. ... Class 322, no. ... Class 334021 Larkhall & 334004 Glasgow Central Station, Scotland. ...


The Scotland-Euston overnight services comprise ex-InterCity Mark 2 and Mark 3 sleeper coaches, which are hauled by EWS locomotives. In 2006, First ScotRail came to an agreement with EWS to use a dedicated fleet of Class 90 locomotives for the sleeper service between London and Edinburgh/Glasgow. This small fleet is painted in ScotRail livery with a small EWS logo beneath the cab. A High Speed Train power car in Intercity livery InterCity was the sector of British Rail responsible for long-distance express trains. ... Mark 2A Tourist Standard Open (TSO) 5278 Melisande at Cheltenham Spa on 18th September 2004, whilst forming a charter service to Swindon. ... Mark 3 DVT at Norwich station British Rails third design of carriages was designated Mark 3. ... The interior of a Pullman car on the Chicago and Alton Railroad circa 1900. ... English, Welsh and Scottish Railway Ltd (EWS) is the largest British rail freight company. ... Great Western Railway No. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The first Class 90, No. ...


During 2005, the Edinburgh-North Berwick line were operated by EWS-Class 90 electric locomotives with former Virgin Trains Mark 3 coaches. In late 2005, Class 322 units were reintroduced onto the line. A refurbishment program is taking place for these units. It is considered bad use of resources to use diesel trains on an entirely-electric line, thus precluding the use of shorter Turbostar units. This article is about the town in Scotland. ... English, Welsh and Scottish Railway Ltd (EWS) is the largest British rail freight company. ... The first Class 90, No. ... Virgin Trains is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, which currently provides services from London Euston to the North West, West Midlands and Scotland on the West Coast Main Line. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Class 322, no. ... Renovation at the Parthenon Refurbishment (restoration) is the process of major maintenance or minor repair of an item, either aesthetically or mechanically. ...


The previous operator of the Scottish franchise (National Express - ScotRail) had utilised Class 101 diesel units and Class 303 electric units, but these were all been withdrawn prior to First ScotRail taking over the franchise. ScotRail was the brand name under which British Rail and following privatisation, National Express operated passenger rail services in Scotland and cross border services to Northern England and London. ... Class 101, no. ... The British Rail Class 303 electric multiple units, also known as Blue Train units, were introduced for the electrification of the North Clyde line in Strathclyde. ...


ScotRail has also operated Class 150 diesel but these have transferred to other operators following deliveries of new trains. The British Rail Class 150 Sprinter diesel multiple units (DMUs) were built by BREL from 1984-87. ...

Class Image Type Top speed Number Routes operated Built
mph km/h
Class 90 Electric Locomotive 100 160 Caledonian Sleeper 1987-1990
Class 156 Super Sprinter Diesel multiple unit 75 120 48 Glasgow - Oban/Fort William
Fort William - Mallaig
Glasgow - Stranraer
Glasgow - Carlisle
Newcastle - Stranraer
Glasgow - Paisley Canal
Glasgow - East Kilbride
Glasgow - Whifflet
Glasgow - Edinburgh via Shotts
Glasgow - Stirling/Dunblane/Perth
Newcraighall/Edinburgh - Bathgate/Stirling/Dunblane/Perth
Glasgow - Anniesland via Maryhill
Glasgow - Cumbernauld
Edinburgh - Fife
1987 - 1989
Class 158 Express Sprinter Diesel multiple unit 90 145 46 Glasgow - Edinburgh
Glasgow - Perth/Dundee/Aberdeen
Edinburgh - Inverness
Glasgow - Stirling/Dunblane
Edinburgh - Aberdeen
Aberdeen - Inverness
Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh
Inverness - Wick/Thurso
Newcraighall/Edinburgh - Bathgate/Stirling/Dunblane/Perth
Edinburgh - Fife
Glasgow - Edinburgh via Shotts
Glasgow - Anniesland via Maryhill
Glasgow - Cumbernauld
Edinburgh - Dundee
1989 - 1992
Class 170 Turbostar Diesel multiple unit 100 160 59 Glasgow - Edinburgh
Glasgow - Aberdeen
Glasgow - Inverness
Edinburgh - Aberdeen
Edinburgh - Inverness
Edinburgh - Fife
Newcraighall/Edinburgh - Bathgate/Stirling/Dunblane/Perth
Glasgow - Stirling/Dunblane
Glasgow - Anniesland via Maryhill
Glasgow - Cumbernauld
Edinburgh - Dundee
1999 - 2004
Class 314 Electric multiple unit 75 121 14 Cathcart Circle
Glasgow - Neilston
Glasgow - Newton
Glasgow - Gourock
Glasgow - Wemyss Bay
1979
Class 318 Electric multiple unit 90 145 21 Glasgow - Ayr
Glasgow - Largs
Glasgow - Ardrossan
Glasgow - Wemyss Bay
Glasgow - Gourock
Dalmuir - Lanark
Airdrie - Helensburgh
Milngavie - Springburn
1986
Class 320 Electric multiple unit 75 121 22 Airdrie - Helensburgh
Airdrie - Balloch
Springburn - Milngavie
1990
Class 322 Electric multiple unit 100 160 5 Glasgow - North Berwick
Edinburgh - North Berwick
1991
Class 334 Juniper Electric multiple unit 90 145 40 Glasgow - Ayr
Glasgow - Wemyss Bay
Glasgow - Gourock
Dalmuir - Motherwell
Dalmuir - Lanark
Milngavie - Larkhall
Airdrie - Helensburgh
Dalmuir - Coatbridge
2000
Mk. 2 Coach Passenger Rolling stock 100 160 Caledonian Sleeper 1969 - 1974
Mk.3 Coach Passenger Rolling stock 125 200 Caledonian Sleeper 1975 - 1988

The first Class 90, No. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... The article on electrical energy is located elsewhere. ... Great Western Railway No. ... The Deerstalker redirects here. ... The British Rail Class 156 Super-Sprinter is a diesel multiple unit. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 845 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) rail Class 142 DMU 156434 stands at Platform 7 of Carlisle station before forming a stopping service to Glasgow Central. ... DMU, type SA108 of Great Poland Voivodship in Poznań, Poland The Transwa Prospector DEMU capable of up to 200 km/h provides a passenger service between Perth, Western Australia and the mining town of Kalgoorlie A Diesel Multiple Unit or DMU is a multiple unit train consisting of multiple carriages... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Oban (disambiguation). ... This article is about Mallaig in Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Stranraer (An t-Sròn Reamhar in Gaelic) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Carlisle (disambiguation). ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Stranraer (An t-Sròn Reamhar in Gaelic) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Paisley (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... East Kilbride (Cille Bhrìghde an Ear in Scottish Gaelic) is a large town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Whifflet is a suburb of Coatbridge, United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... Shotts is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Broad Street at the heart of Stirlings Old Town area (called Top of the Town by locals) Stirling Castle (Southwest aspect) The main courtyard inside Stirling Castle. ... Dunblane Hydro by Angela Mudge Dunblane (Gaelic: Dùn Bhlàthain) is a small town north of Stirling in the Stirling council area in Scotland. ... Perth (Scottish Gaelic: ) is a royal burgh in central Scotland. ... Newcraighall is a suburb of Edinburgh, located in the southeast of the Scottish capital. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... , Bathgate is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, on the M8 motorway five miles west of Livingston. ... Broad Street at the heart of Stirlings Old Town area (called Top of the Town by locals) Stirling Castle (Southwest aspect) The main courtyard inside Stirling Castle. ... Dunblane Hydro by Angela Mudge Dunblane (Gaelic: Dùn Bhlàthain) is a small town north of Stirling in the Stirling council area in Scotland. ... Perth (Scottish Gaelic: ) is a royal burgh in central Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Anniesland is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. ... Maryhill is a residential district in the northwest of the City of Glasgow. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... , Cumbernauld (Gaelic: Comar nan Allt) is a new town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, created in 1956 as a population overflow for Glasgow. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... 158842 at Doncaster on 4 September 2007 Northern Rail 158904 in Metro livery at Doncaster on 3 November 2007. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 585 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) 158730 waiting at Platform 1 at Edinburgh Waverley station. ... DMU, type SA108 of Great Poland Voivodship in Poznań, Poland The Transwa Prospector DEMU capable of up to 200 km/h provides a passenger service between Perth, Western Australia and the mining town of Kalgoorlie A Diesel Multiple Unit or DMU is a multiple unit train consisting of multiple carriages... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Perth (Scottish Gaelic: ) is a royal burgh in central Scotland. ... For other uses, see Dundee (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Aberdeen (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... 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Performance

The performance figures for National Express’s last quarter as franchise holders, July to September 2004, are:

  • 82.8% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Down 4.2% on the same quarter the previous year.
  • 84.2% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Down 1.0% on the previous year as a whole.

The performance figures for First Group’s first quarter as franchise holders, October to December 2004, are:

  • 79.8% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Down 1.9% on the same quarter the previous year
  • 83.7% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Down 0.5% on the previous year as a whole.

Note: First Group did not start operating the franchise until 17 October 2004. is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The performance figures released by the Office for Rail Regulation (ORR)[5] for the first quarter of the financial year 2007/8 (April to June 2007) are as follows:

  • 91.4% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 0.8% on the same quarter the previous year
  • 89.0% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 0.2% on the previous year as a whole.

The performance figures released by the Office for Rail Regulation (ORR)[6] for the second quarter of the financial year 2007/8 (July to September 2007) are as follows:

  • 93.0% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 2.2% on the same quarter the previous year
  • 89.6% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 0.7% on the previous year as a whole.

The performance figures released by the Office for Rail Regulation (ORR)[7] for the third quarter of the financial year 2007/8 (October to December 2007) are as follows:

  • 87.3% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 2.8% on the same quarter the previous year
  • 90.1% of trains arriving within 5 minutes of the scheduled time. Up 0.6% on the previous year as a whole.

Note:

  • The percentage change figures are not the actual increases in % but the percentage increase in the % value.
  • These values are very similar to the sector performance level.

See also

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References

  1. ^ "FirstGroup Plc ScotRail Franchise Signed", FirstGroup press release, 20 August 2004. Retrieved on 2007-10-04. 
  2. ^ a b Airdrie-Bathgate rail link
  3. ^ "It's £30m down the drain", The Scotsman. Retrieved on 2007-10-02. 
  4. ^ Capital Rail Action Group website
  5. ^ ORR Statistics for Q1 2007/08
  6. ^ ORR Statistics for Q2 2007/08
  7. ^ ORR Statistics for Q3 2007/08
  • Scottish Government. Scottish Transport Statistics No. 24: 2005 Edition. Accessed on October 2, 2005.
  • Scottish Parliament Information Centre. Changes to the regulation of Scotland's railways. Accessed on October 2, 2005.
  • RailBritain.com. First ScotRail fleet size as of December 2004. Accessed on October 2, 2005.

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