Improving Scotland's rail network through franchise development and forward-thinking policies.
Learn about Transport Scotland’s role in the operation and improvement of the rail network and train services in Scotland.
The Caledonian Sleeper offers overnight trains between London and cities across Scotland. Transport Scotland are in charge of tendering and accounting for the franchise, which is currently operated by Serco.
Transport Scotland have a formalised strategy and policy for developing and improving Scotland's rail networks. We upgrade stations, hone timetables and work with local communities to achieve our goals.
ScotRail is one of the busiest transport franchises in Scotland and the latest contract with Abellio is set to improve our networks even more.
Identifying which Scottish stations should be given priority for improving access for disabled people
Overview of the rail industry in Scotland and how it is regulated
The Scottish Ministers must maintain a Public Register in accordance with section 73A of the Railways Act 1993 (as introduced by paragraph 31 of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Act)
How well our operators are delivering on their commitment to run the services on Scotland's rail network
Guidance outlining the stages which should be followed when evaluating rail projects