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Article published 13/05/2019

This weekend, Sunday 19 May will see ScotRail introducing their new timetables across some parts of the network. 

The train operator will also be introducing more high speed trains, brand new class 385 electric trains and an additonal 20,000 seats to services.

Improvements on routes include: 

  • Glasgow to East Kilbride: the first phase of enhancements on the route with more peak services operating with six carriages, providing more than 1,000 additional seats on weekday services.
  • Glasgow to Barrhead: strengthening of some services to four carriages during peak periods and an additional 3,000 seats on weekdays.
  • West Highland Line: additional services added to the West Highland Line on Sundays through the winter period between Glasgow, Fort William and Mallaig.
  • Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts: almost all services operated with electric trains, providing an extra 3,500 seats on weekdays.
  • Glasgow to Lanark: the introduction of brand-new class 385 electric trains providing more comfortable journeys on the majority of services.
  • Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High: more 42-minute journeys and an average journey time of just 47 minutes on weekdays.
  • Edinburgh to Stirling, Alloa and Dunblane: all services will be operated by brand-new class 385 electric trains, with faster journey times and 1,500 extra weekday seats.
  • Glasgow to Stirling, Alloa and Dunblane: all services will be operated by brand-new class 385 electric trains, with faster journey times and 4,000 extra weekday seats.

ScotRail will deliver further timetable improvements in December 2019. 

To find out any changes to your journey, visit www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/may-timetable-changes.