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Industrial action to affect ScotRail services today and every Sunday until 5 September

Incident created
24/03/2021 18:13
Last updated
01/08/2021 01:58
Route affected

Various routes across the ScotRail network.

TOC(s) affected

Industrial action is taking place across the ScotRail network today and every Sunday until 5 September.

Trains will run only on the routes as listed below -

  • Glasgow Central - Ayr (10:00 and mostly every hour until 21:00)
  • Ayr - Glasgow Central (08:45 and mostly every hour until 20:45)
  • Glasgow Central - Largs (09:40 and every hour until 20:40 - except 16:40)
  • Largs - Glasgow Central (09:54 and every hour until 20:54 - except 17:54)
  • Glasgow Central - Gourock (09:20 and approximately every hour until 21:23)
  • Gourock - Glasgow Central (09:23 and hourly until 21:23)
  • Helensburgh Central - Edinburgh (reduced service from 08:55 until 18:55)
  • Edinburgh - Helensburgh Central (reduced service from 08:36 until 18:40)
  • Balloch - Airdrie (reduced service from 09:28 until 19:27)
  • Airdrie - Balloch (reduced service from 08:57 until 18:59)


Advice for key workers:

For key workers, there will be limited bus services for University Hospital Hairmyres, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline, University Hospital Wishaw and Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy.

Essential travel advice:

If your journey is affected on Sundays, you can use your ticket to travel instead on the day before or after. If you would prefer not to travel, you can request a refund on your ticket here.

Please note, if you have a 'ScotRail services only' ticket, you cannot use it on other train operator services, including LNER.

Check before you travel:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

You can check your journey for strike dates up to Sunday 29 August using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

The Journey Planner has not yet been updated for Sunday 5 September. If you are planning to travel on or after this date, please check back closer to the time of travel.

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #ScotRailStrike

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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