Nationalisation calls grow as ScotRail chaos continues

Red Robin - 31 October 2018

Serious failings at ScotRail have encouraged calls for the Scottish government to scrap the contract with the firm, after figures revealed over 110 peak time services were cancelled in the last six months between Kirkcaldy, Cardenden and Ednburgh.

Acoding to the figures, from a Freedom of Information request,ScotRail have also regularly failed to meet their Public Performance Measure (met when a train arrives at its destination on time, or within 5 minutes of schedule). According to the franchise agreement, ScotRail’s ‘Moving Annual Average’ for punctuality must be above 88 percent or it risks being found inbreach of contract.... See more

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