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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from ScotRail, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 314 stories have been published about ScotRail which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Another day of travel misery across Scotland as second scheduled rail strike goes ahead

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
The RMT union continues to be involved in a bitter dispute over pay and working conditions. Members of the union at Network Rail and 13 train operators will walk out on Thursday following a stoppage on Tuesday. RMT members are also scheduled to stage further strikes on Saturday. ScotRail cancelled 90% of its services on Tuesday, while cross-border services also badly affected.See the Story
Europe · London

ScotRail reveal six-figure salaries of senior executives

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
ScotRail executive pay has been published. It comes after a difficult period for the railway, which has experienced significant disruption due to industrial action by the RMT and Aslef unions. Both unions suspended their actions after a 5% pay rise was agreed, alongside a freeze on compulsory redundancies for the next five years.See the Story
ScotRail · Glasgow

ScotRail disruption warning with just 5 routes operating during strike next week

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Network Rail workers in Scotland will take strike action on June 21, 23 and 25. ScotRail will only be in operation between 7:30am and 6:30pm on these days. Just five ScotRail routes will run - from Edinburgh to Glasgow and Bathgate. Disruption to ScotRail services will also impact the day following each day of action.See the Story
Music · Glasgow

Calvin Harris fans warned of travel chaos ahead of Glasgow gig on Saturday

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Hotels around Glasgow have put their prices up ahead of Gerry Cinnamon gigs. No hotels available in the city centre on Saturday for under £100 per night. A room at easyHotel in Glasgow city centre was priced at around £300 this week. Now the hotel is sold out for July 16 according to their website.See the Story
ScotRail · Scotland

Ministers have made over 400 car trips since ScotRail cuts began

More than 400 trips made in ministerial cars since ScotRail cut services. The rail operator slashed hundreds of services when it introduced a temporary timetable. The move was brought in to try to prevent short-notice cancellations. Labour said SNP and Green ministers were being 'ferried around on the taxpayer pound'See the Story
ScotRail · Edinburgh

Scottish Government criticised for hundreds of car trips amid ScotRail 'shambles' - with ministers 'ferried around on taxpayer pound'

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Scottish Government ministers are benefiting from a “two-tier transport system”, Labour has claimed, as new figures show more than 400 trips have been made in ministerial cars since ScotRail cut services.See the Story
ScotRail

ScotRail strikes: Public sector worker strikes overwhelmingly backed by Scottish public

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
64 per cent of Scots said they were either absolutely orgenerally supportive of striking workers. Highest level of support found would be for nurses with 63 per cent. Teachers and railway workers (both 58 per cent), council workers including street cleaners and refuse collectors (57 per cent) and doctors (52 per cent).Strike action could become more prevalent over the coming months as the cost of living crisis hits.See the Story
ScotRail · Glasgow

Union hits out as ‘obscene’ salaries of ScotRail executives are revealed

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Chief operating officer Joanne Maguire earns between £175,000 and £180,000. Interim finance director James Griffin is paid between £170,000 to £175,.000. David Lister, who is safety, sustainability and asset director, has a salary in the range of £150,00 to £155,00. Scottish Government set up a separate organisation called Scottish Rail Holdings.See the Story

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