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East Coast rail franchise now run by Virgin

Virgin and Stagecoach won the franchise for the East Coast line at the end of last year. The new joint venture took over the running of the line between Aberdeen and London only yesterday morning...

East Coast trains affected by late running engineering works

 Earlier this week the rail company issued travel advice that a revised timetables would operate from today until Friday, 2 January 2015 inclusive. This revised timetable will now operate from Sunday as trains will not now...

Homecoming: Station Stories – a Victorian interlude at Waverley this week

A train carriage travels through a wintry landscape. You are the passenger in that carriage, and as you watch the swirling snowflakes from your cosy seat, an unknown voice begins to tell you a...

VIDEO – For the Fallen locomotive visited Edinburgh today

A unique and moving centenary railway tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in World War One was dedicated by East Coast earlier this month.Today the locomotive arrived in Edinburgh pulling the 12.10...

Delays on Edinburgh to Glasgow trains this morning

Owing to earlier over-running engineering works between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street Scotrail report that train services running to and from these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be delayed...

Scotrail introduce New timetable this weekend

Edinburgh rail passengers are reminded that an expanded timetable will come into force this Sunday.The new timetable features a range of improvements for Edinburgh and the surrounding area, including: · Two extra Sunday services from Edinburgh...

East Coast will carry your bags in the guard’s van

Modern trains with old fashioned service!As the train operator of the main line service between Edinburgh and London, East Coast come in for a fair amount of flack, so we want to share with...

East Coast Trains plans more services but less food

East Coast seem to have woken up to the possibility of being a viable alternative to the plane, for early morning travellers at least. The Herald carries the story that The Flying Scotsman will...


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