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CTAYLOR

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SCOTRAIL MORE & FASTER TRAINS - Posted: October 1, 2018 - 5:54 PM Quote and reply
Faster journey times
Edinburgh and Glasgow (via Falkirk High) reduced from 51 to 47 minutes.
Stirling to Edinburgh services reduced by more than five minutes.
Glasgow - Stirling/Alloa/Dunblane services reduced by up to five minutes.
Rail journeys in key locations to be considerably faster than car journeys.
More services
New half hourly Edinburgh to Glasgow service (via Cumbernauld and Falkirk Grahamston)
Extended Edinburgh to Arbroath services, providing close to an hourly local service for Broughty Ferry, Monifieth, and Carnoustie.
New hourly Aberdeen to Montrose service, providing a minimum of an hourly service at Laurencekirk, Stonehaven, and Portlethen.
Nine additional services between Inverness and Elgin, giving close to an hourly all-day service for Nairn, Forres and Elgin.
More seats
Class 385 electric trains on all Edinburgh-Glasgow via Falkirk High services.
Class 385 electric trains introduced on Glasgow Queen Street to Alloa and Dunblane services.
Class 365 electric trains on Edinburgh to Dunblane services.
Half of North Berwick to Edinburgh services will have 6 carriages.
Glasgow Central to Neilston services increased from 3 to 4 carriages.
Most Airdrie to Balloch services will now have 6 carriages.
Further timetable improvements will be delivered in May and December 2019.


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Hartill

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Re: SCOTRAIL MORE & FASTER TRAINS - Posted: October 1, 2018 - 7:34 PM Quote and reply
CTAYLOR said:
Faster journey times
Edinburgh and Glasgow (via Falkirk High) reduced from 51 to 47 minutes.
Stirling to Edinburgh services reduced by more than five minutes.
Glasgow - Stirling/Alloa/Dunblane services reduced by up to five minutes.
Rail journeys in key locations to be considerably faster than car journeys.
More services
New half hourly Edinburgh to Glasgow service (via Cumbernauld and Falkirk Grahamston)
Extended Edinburgh to Arbroath services, providing close to an hourly local service for Broughty Ferry, Monifieth, and Carnoustie.
New hourly Aberdeen to Montrose service, providing a minimum of an hourly service at Laurencekirk, Stonehaven, and Portlethen.
Nine additional services between Inverness and Elgin, giving close to an hourly all-day service for Nairn, Forres and Elgin.
More seats
Class 385 electric trains on all Edinburgh-Glasgow via Falkirk High services.
Class 385 electric trains introduced on Glasgow Queen Street to Alloa and Dunblane services.
Class 365 electric trains on Edinburgh to Dunblane services.
Half of North Berwick to Edinburgh services will have 6 carriages.
Glasgow Central to Neilston services increased from 3 to 4 carriages.
Most Airdrie to Balloch services will now have 6 carriages.
Further timetable improvements will be delivered in May and December 2019.



Good to see its speeded up from Edinburgh to Galsgow, its almost as fast as the 1975 service which was 45 min with Falkirk and Haymarketr stops and 43 min with just the Haymarket stop. Still it would be silly to expect a 100mph modern electric railway to be as fast as a pair of Class 27's


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