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A female passenger who regularly used Bellshill Station has notched up a nationwide record - for the scale of a fine she faced after being caught for fare dodging.
(Permalink) Bellshill Fine Haymarket

Glasgow Central remains the busiest station in Scotland with almost 33 million passenger entries and exits in the last year, figures published today by the Office of Rail and Road reveal.

Edinburgh (23,087,646), Glasgow Queen Street (16,685,760), Paisley Gilmour Street (3,903,776) and Haymarket (2,980,386) stations made up the remainder of the top five most used stations in Scotland.

[Railscot note: ORR comments that the reference period for the estimates runs from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. The ORR has also provided data for 1 April 2019 to February 2020.]
(Permalink) Glasgow CentralEdinburgh Waverley Glasgow Queen Street Haymarket ORR Office of Rail and Road Paisley Gilmour Street Station statistics


Edinburgh Waverley: Plenty of takers for the 0752 LNER Aberdeen - Kings Cross HST, seen here arriving at Waverley platform 19 on 21 November 2019.
John Furnevel 21/11/2019


Glasgow Central: The large, open, bright and airy space of the Glasgow Central concourse.
Beth Crawford 23/05/2018


Glasgow Queen Street High Level: Passengers arriving at Queen Street Station on 24th September 2019, presented with a view of Glasgow's fine architecture through the new facade.
Bill Roberton 24/09/2019

A new rail shuttle service between Linlithgow and Edinburgh will be introduced from Monday, 14 September to keep customers moving between Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The service will operate in both directions and will call at Linlithgow, Edinburgh Park, Haymarket, and Edinburgh Waverley.

Existing replacement bus services between Falkirk Grahamston and Linlithgow remain in place for customers.
(Permalink) Edinburgh Park Edinburgh Waverley Haymarket Linlithgow Shuttle service

The ScotRail Alliance has upgraded a number of stations between Glasgow and Edinburgh, ahead of brand new electric trains entering service in the coming months. Former waiting areas at Croy, Falkirk High, Polmont, Linlithgow and Haymarket have been transformed into new ScotRail lounges.
Customers can now benefit from a refurbished area with padded benches, new flooring, and softer lighting, making the stations a more pleasant and relaxing place to catch a train.
(Permalink) Croy EGIP Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Electrification Falkirk High Haymarket Linlithgow Polmont

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