North-east rail users face delays caused by another day of staff shortages

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North-east commuters continue to face travel disruptions today due to a shortage in train crews.

People travelling out of Aberdeen Railway Station to Edinburgh and Glasgow will have to terminate their journey early before continuing to their final destination.

The services affected is the 1.37pm Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street, which will be terminated at Perth and no longer call at Stirling and Glasgow Queen Street.

A statement from ScotRail said: “This is due to a shortage of train crew.
This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches. First class not available.”

Also affected by the lack of staff is the 2:39pm service from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street which will be terminated at Stirling and no longer call at Glasgow Queen Street.

ScotRail also announced there will be a changes in its services to the 7.13am Inverurie to Glasgow Queen Street, the 6.34am, 9.18am and the 7.46pm Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street.


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On a statement on their website, the travel firm said: “This is due to a shortage of train crew.

“This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches. First class not available.”

It added: “Need further information? Please speak to staff on the help point, in person or tweet us at @ScotRail.

“For live journey updates check our ScotRail App. We are sorry that you have been delayed today.

“You can make a claim if you have been delayed over 30 minutes by visiting ScotRail.co.uk/delay-repay.”

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