Thursday 31 Jan 2008
VITAL MAINTENANCE AND RENEWALS WORK BETWEEN GLASGOW CENTRAL AND EDINBURGH
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- Scotland’s Railway: Scotland
First ScotRail’s Glasgow Queen Street-Edinburgh Waverley services will continue to run every 15 minutes on Saturdays and are not affected by the engineering works. David Simpson, Network Rail Route Director for Scotland, said: "The planned works are essential for maintaining our infrastructure and replacing sections of track which have reached the end of their working lives.
"We appreciate the impact this work will have on passengers and are focused on ensuring our activities are completed as quickly and efficiently as possible. We have also confined the work to weekends to reduce the impact on passengers.”
Steve Montgomery, First ScotRail's Operations and Safety Director, added: “Replacement buses will be in operation in both directions and we will do everything possible to minimise inconvenience for customers. We would also advise anyone looking to travel on these days to allow extra time as journeys will take longer than normal." Details of revised services are available from National Rail Enquiries at www.nationalrail.co.uk or phone 08457 48 49 50.
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