Scottish Government nationalises ScotRail

The Scottish Government has decided to run ScotRail services itself from next March saying it will give “certainty” to passengers.   Scotland’s Transport Secretary Michael Matheson announced that ScotRail services will be provided by an “arm’s length company” owned and controlled by the Scottish Government once the present franchise held by Abellio runs out. He […]

Scotland planning hydrogen-powered train

A zero-carbon initiative in Scotland is looking for a project partner to build a train which would run on hydrogen which could lead to the phasing out of diesel within 15 years. Scotland on Sunday reports the University of St Andrews is seeking a design partner for the next stage of the Scottish Enterprise and […]


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