Dumfriesshire MP, David Mundell, is gathering support for early morning and late trains from Lockerbie.
He claims the timetable prevents commuters from using the train to get to work in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
He hopes Scotland's Transport Minister Keith Brown will force train companies to make more stops at Lockerbie:
Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has launched a petition for better rail links and services from Lockerbie Station.
Mr Mundell met with Scotland's Transport Minister Keith Brown last month, where he put forward the case for rail connection improvements in Dumfriesshire.
He has called for the an early morning Carlisle to Edinburgh (via Lockerbie) service, which would enable locals to reach the capital before 9am.