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News of the Scottish Government nationalising ScotRail services will have left many with mixed feelings.
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Beattock For Moffat is the finest short story by RB Cunninghame Graham, who during his lifetime was a pioneer in both his literary work and his political activism.
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Abellio was given the cash as part of help during the pandemic in addition to franchise payments.
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Scottish Labour and the rail unions have called on SNP ministers to bring the Caledonian Sleeper franchise into public hands after announcing ScotRail would be nationalised next year.
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On March 17 the Scottish Government announced that it would take over the ScotRail franchise from 2022.

ScotRail has been run by Dutch firm Abellio since 2015 but criticism over performance has seen the contract cut short.
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Switching control of ScotRail into public hands will be no panacea - it will just leave ministers with fewer people to blame when things goes wrong.
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The Scottish Government is to take over the running of ScotRail next year, Transport Secretary Michael Matheson announced to MSPs today.
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The Scottish government says ScotRail will be taken into public ownership in March 2022.
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ScotRail services will be taken into public ownership from next year, it has been confirmed.
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Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to nationalise Scotland's rail services in a joint letter signed by acoalition of organisations and MSPs.
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Labour MSP James Kelly told the Record it was time for the ScotRail franchise to be taken back into public ownership. ScotRail has been accused of treating businesses with 'contempt' after it was revealed the franchise is regularly taking more than 30 days to settle its bills. Labour MSP James Kelly said any delay in payments was putting unnecessary pressure on firms which may already be struggling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Control of certain struggling franchises could be handed back to the government, sources say.
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