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ScotRail are advising passengers in the Borders region of changes to train times ahead of engineering work.
The trains travelling to and from the Borders and Edinburgh will be affected.
Planned engineering works will take place mainly around the Newcraighall area on Sundays 4, 11 and 18 June.
Bus replacement services will be in place.
We appreciate our customers’ patience while we undertake these vital works.
ScotRail has introduced over 300 new CCTV cameras with five at Dumfries and Galloway stations.Read the full story ›
Train service provider, ScotRail, has announced train services will run from Dumfries & Galloway and Carlisle to three more stations within the Glasgow region from Sunday the 21st of May.
The stations are:
- Priesthill & Darnley
There will be 12 services in each direction on Sundays, offering direct links to Glasgow city centre, Kilmarnock, Dumfries and Carlisle.
It will run approximately every hour, with the first one to call from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock at 8:03am, and the last one calling from Kilmarnock to Glasgow at 7:55pm.
Planned strikes by workers at ScotRail in a long-running row over driver-only trains have been suspended to allow further talks to be held.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) were set to walk out for 48 hours from 7 August, then for a further 24 hours on 11 August, and over the weekend of 13 and 14 August.
The action was expected to disrupt commuters and travellers in the Scottish Borders.
ScotRail made a new offer earlier this week, guaranteeing there will be a conductor on every new electrified train.
A number of services on the the Borders Railway will be affected today due to strike action by ScotRail.
Scottish Borders Council is advising commuters to check before they travel.
It's the first of seven days worth of planned strike action by staff over plans for more driver-only trains.
ScotRail guards have voted to go on strike in a dispute over driver-only trains.
The Rail Maritime and Transport Union says more than 75 percent of its members taking part in the ballot were in favour of a walkout.
The result will now be considered by the union's executive.
ScotRail runs trains between Cumbria and Glasgow via Dumfries and Galloway, and between Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.
Workers on the new Borders Railway line have been forced to clear up human waste being dumped on the track from a steam train.Read the full story ›