Improving Scotland's rail network through forward-thinking policies.
On 1 April 2022 ScotRail services transferred into public control and ownership.
ScotRail services are now operated by ScotRail Trains Ltd and overseen by Scottish Rail Holdings Ltd.
ScotRail Trains Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Rail Holdings Ltd, which is wholly owned by the Scottish Government.
A new Temporary Measures Agreement for Caledonian Sleeper has been put in place until 31 March 2023 and will ensure continuity of services and job security for staff throughout this period.
Caledonian Sleeper franchise
Offering overnight trains between London and cities across Scotland, we're in charge of tendering and accounting for the franchise - currently operated by Serco
ScotRail Trains Limited
ScotRail Trains Limited operates rail services in Scotland. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of a company, Scottish Rail Holding Ltd, that is wholly owned by the Scottish Government.
Prioritisation of rail projects
To sustain and enhance Scotland’s Railway, a suite of proposed projects is under appraisal, development and delivery across the country.
Building a greener railway
Our rail services decarbonisation action plan sets out how we will develop a rail network that is good for the economy, communities and the environment.
Rail policy and strategy
We are developing and improving Scotland's rail networks, upgrading stations, and honing timetables - we work with local communities to achieve our goals
Access for disabled people
Identifying which Scottish stations should be given priority for improving access for disabled people
Evaluation of rail projects
Guidance outlining the stages which should be followed when evaluating rail projects
Investing in Scotland's Railway
We are investing in connecting communities and spreading sustainable economic prosperity
Far North Line Review Group
A look at the work carried out and improvements made by the Far North Line Review Group so far
- Forth Bridges Forum - Meeting 46 - Minutes - 24 January 2023
- Forth Bridges Forum - Meeting 47 - Agenda - 25 April 2023
- Scottish Transport Statistics 2022
- Summary report - Women's and girls' views and experiences of personal safety when using public transport
- Women's and girls' views and experiences of personal safety when using public transport