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Christmas and New Year Rail Service Amendments

ScotRail will be reducing some services for the period over Christmas and New Year, alongside the general reduction of services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

There will be no services on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day, and on Christmas Eve and Hogmanay, the last trains will depart earlier than normal.

From Sunday 27 until Thursday 31 December, an amended timetable will operate between Glasgow Queen Street, Falkirk High, Stirling and beyond.

Services will run as normal until around 7pm, when services will begin to wind down.

The last trains on Christmas Eve are:

Trains to/from Glasgow Queen Street:

  • 1840 Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  • 1947 Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 2041 Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  • 2059 Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 1808 Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  • 1727 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street (2003 connection at Perth for Edinburgh)

Trains to/from Edinburgh Waverley:

  • 2109 Edinburgh to Dundee
  • 2043 Dundee to Edinburgh
  • 1931 Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  • 1915 Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  • 1741 Edinburgh to Inverness
  • 1850 Inverness to Edinburgh

West Highland Line:

  • 1823 Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  • 2020 Crianlarich to Mallaig
  • 1605 Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 1815 Mallaig to Fort William

Far North Line / Kyle of Lochalsh:

  • 1833 Inverness to Thurso/Wick
  • 1600 Wick/Thurso to Inverness
  • 1754 Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • 1713 Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
  • 1712 Inverness to Ardgay
  • 1929 Ardgay to Inverness

Trains to/from Aberdeen:

  • 2018 Aberdeen to Inverness
  • 1811 Inverness to Aberdeen
  • 2057 Aberdeen to Inverurie
  • 2127 Inverurie to Aberdeen
  • 2040 Inverness to Elgin
  • 2030 Aberdeen to Montrose
  • 2050 Montrose to Aberdeen

There are no services on Christmas Day.

There will be a limited service running on Boxing Day in the Central Belt.

There will be no services running to/from Inverness and Aberdeen.

Services will run as normal except:

Services running between Glasgow Queen Street – Dundee / Aberdeen and Inverness:

  • Trains will operate between Stirling and Aberdeen with local Alloa services providing connections at Stirling to / from Glasgow Queen St.
  • Trains will operate between Perth and Inverness with buses providing connections between Glasgow Queen St and Perth.

Services will run as normal except:

Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee / Aberdeen and Inverness:

  • Trains will operate between Stirling and Aberdeen with local services providing connections at Stirling to / from Glasgow Queen St.
  • Trains will operate between Perth and Inverness with buses providing connections between Glasgow Queen St and Perth.

The last train on Hogmanay will be:

Services to/from Glasgow Queen Street

  • Due to engineering works, a bus service will be in operation between Glasgow and Stirling.
  • 1909 Stirling to Aberdeen
  • 2109 Stirling to Dundee
  • 1840 Aberdeen to Glasgow qith a change of trains at Stirling
  • 1945 Aberdeen to Stirling (with bus connection to Glasgow)
  • 1921 Perth to Inverness (1712 from Glasgow Queen Street – direct bus connection)
  • 1850 Take the Inverness – Edinburgh train and change at Perth for train to Stirling and onward bus to Glasgow

Trains to/from Edinburgh Waverley:

  • 2109 Edinburgh to Dundee
  • 2043 Dundee to Edinburgh
  • 1931 Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  • 1915 Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  • 1741 Edinburgh to Inverness
  • 1850 Inverness to Edinburgh

West Highland Line:

  • 1823 Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  • 2020 Crianlarich to Mallaig
  • 1605 Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 1815 Mallaig to Fort William

Far North Line / Kyle of Lochalsh:

  • 1833 Inverness to Thurso/Wick
  • 1600 Wick/Thurso to Inverness
  • 1754 Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • 1713 Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
  • 1712 Inverness to Ardgay
  • 1929 Ardgay to Inverness

Trains to/from Aberdeen:

  • 2018 Aberdeen to Inverness
  • 1811 Inverness to Aberdeen
  • 2057 Aberdeen to Inverurie
  • 2127 Inverurie to Aberdeen
  • 2040 Inverness to Elgin
  • 2030 Aberdeen to Montrose
  • 2050 Montrose to Aberdeen

There will be no trains running on New Year’s Day.

A reduced service will be in operation.

The first trains are:

Glasgow Queen Steet / Edinburgh to Aberdeen

  • 0929 Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  • 0940 Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  • 0943 Perth to Aberdeen
  • 0947 Dundee to Aberdeen
  • 1356 Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  • 0938 Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

Glasgow Queen Street / Edinburgh to Inverness:

  • 1007 Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  • 1035 Edinburgh to Inverness
  • 1046 Inverness to Edinburgh (change at Perth for Glasgow Queen Street)
  • 1450 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street

West Highland Line:

  • 1033 Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  • 1611 Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 1010 Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  • 0830 Fort William to Mallaig
  • There will be no 1224 service from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig

Far North Line / Kyle of Lochalsh:

  • 1056 Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • 1208 Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
  • 1234 Wick/Thurso to Inverness
  • 1833 Inverness to Thurso/Wick

Aberdeen to Inverness:

  • 1011 Aberdeen to Inverness
  • 1102 Inverness to Aberdeen
  • 1041 Aberdeen to Inverurie
  • 1129 Inverurie to Aberdeen

All services run as normal.

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