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A RAIL union has entered a war of words with Scotrail over a pot noodle.

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Scotlands Railway has recorded near record levels of punctuality as it continues to provide a critical service for key workers and supports the lifting of lockdown restrictions and a return towards a more normal way of life.
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If something unexpected happens in transport, odds on it will be on the railways, and I'm not entirely sure why.
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ScotRail is adding more than 400 extra trains to its timetable as it supports the lifting of lockdown restrictions and a return towards a more normal way of life.

Almost 2,000 trains a day will be running from Monday, a daily increase of 432 on the schedule announced by the train operator in February.

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Commuter trains on the West Highland Line will be restored when ScotRails new timetable takes effect next week.
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Rail union, RMT, has launched a petition against train operator ScotRail after disagreements over 'pay, justice and equality.'

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Several ScotRail trains have been found to have hairline cracks as part a widespread safety investigation also affecting other operators such as LNER, The Scotsman has learned.
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Scotrail has once again warned customers that the bulk of rail services will be cancelled due to industrial action.

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Weeks of strike action on Highland railway lines show no sign of easing after ScotRail confirmed that Sunday services will be hit for five more weeks.
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A host of Scotrail services have been cancelled or are running at a reduced service as a result of strike action.

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ScotRail has caused nearly 3 million minutes of delays to its own trains in nine years, figures highlighted by the Scottish Conservatives today showed.
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Ticket examiners and conductors will walk out this weekend in a row over payments for rest day working.
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Just one in 11 ScotRail trains will run for the next six Sundays after the main rail union widened its dispute over payments for working on days off.
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ScotRail is facing yet another strike after workers in Perth voted for action in a dispute over a manager.
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ScotRail is is announcing a return to on-train duties for ticket examiners and conductors from Monday with customers urged to plan ahead to stay safe.

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Passengers will have their tickets checked on trains again from Monday after being suspended for more than a year, ScotRail is to announce today.
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A train between Aberdeen to Montrose was taken out of service after a traffic cone was thrown from a bridge.
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Scotlands rail operator urged customers to plan ahead to stay safe as travel restrictions are lifted.
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A rail trade union has announced that ScotRail ticket examiners will join conductors in strike action involving not working on Sundays from the end of April.
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Strike action is supported by workers as the union Unite accuses Albellio ScotRail of failing to make a meaningful pay offer.
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Industrial action is edging closer after workers were rattled by a collapse in pay talks with rail bosses.

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Abellio ScotRail says the pandemic lockdown had a 'significant' impact on its performance last year.
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It could spell the transformation of the one aspect of rail travel many passengers seek to avoid - train toilets.
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There's a certain romance to train travel and in Scotland we are lucky enough to have some of the worlds most picturesque rail journeys.
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Scotland's railways face another day of disruption as ScotRail faces a third day of strike action this weekend in a bitter dispute over overtime payments.

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Ticket examiners with the RMT vote for industrial action, as conductors continue to strike in a pay row.
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Further disruption to ScotRail services was threatened today after hundreds of train ticket examiners voted to strike over being paid less for working on days off than drivers.
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Snow and strong winds has sparked major rail disruption on some Highland railway lines, ScotRail has confirmed.
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News of the Scottish Government nationalising ScotRail services will have left many with mixed feelings.
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Striking conductors are to bring all ScotRail trains across the country to a halt on Sunday other than those serving the Glasgow area.
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Rail staff are furious at a 'despicable' social media campaign by ScotRail over a conductors' strike which is to cause further disruption.
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Rail passengers in the Highlands face further disruption this Easter weekend, after the RMT confirmed it will push ahead with its latest strike.
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Scotland's main train operator today faced further potential disruption with its four main unions jointly announcing they were considering industrial action votes over pay.
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RMT union members are to hold strike days every Sunday until 2 May, in an overtime payments dispute.
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Across Scotland key train services will be cancelled every Sunday for 24 hours, starting this weekend, over a six-week period.
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Key train services in Scotland will be cancelled every Sunday over a six week period as conductors strike over calls for overtime payment increases.
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ScotRail is pledging to take a zero-tolerance approach to hate crime on their services.

The train operator is supporting the new Hate Crime Charter, established by Disability Equality Scotland and partners on behalf of Transport Scotland which aims to ensure disabled people feel safe and free from hate crime, bullying and harassment when using public transport.

ScotRail has already taken part in a pilot scheme to test the effectiveness of the Charter.
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ScotRail's 28,000 Club 50 members are to be given a welcome boost after the train operator announced plans to extend their memberships for free until the end of April 2022. If you signed up for Club 50 between 17 April 2019 and 17 March 2020, you qualify for the extension.

The scheme is open to the over 50s and has proven so popular that membership soared by almost 10 per cent in 2019.

However, the coronavirus pandemic has meant members have been unable to take full advantage of their benefits since March 2020.
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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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A Fife MSP has secured an assurance long-awaited improvements to the Fife Circle Line wont get lost when Scotrail services are taken back into public ownership.
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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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