Scottish derailment casts a cloud over Coatbridge Sunnyside

Coatbridge derailment

Services in Central Scotland have faced a weekend of disruption and several more days of curtailed services. A derailment at a busy junction has wiped out a large proportion of suburban passenger services around Glasgow and disrupted freight movements too. The domestic passenger operator – publicly owned ScotRail, also faces a driver shortage, which the operator addresses with an emergency timetable.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “Scottish derailment casts a cloud over Coatbridge Sunnyside”

bönström bönström|10.05.22|18:26

Tells about an industry most vulnerable, a not robust. (Derailments… are most costly and simply no longer acceptable!) For sustainability, for safe financing, now Bottleneck, an elderly, noisy, etc. infrastructure has to be upgraded for demand of 2022. (Low price, but high cost techniques has to be shifted out.) Quality pays, particularly at “blood system” of society, where ware owners now have shifted to “On Demand” and On Time deliveries handsomely are rewarded, by willingly paying clients..

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