The boss of the ScotRail Alliance said customers “don’t care how old their trains are” when he was challenged on carriages on a new high-speed train roll-out being 40 years old.
A sharp jump in violent and sexual offences has fuelled a 17% increase in crimes recorded on Britain’s railways, official figures show.
A transport union has balloted thousands of ScotRail staff for industrial action in a row over pay for working on rest days.
A transport union plans to ballot workers on strike action in a row over working on rest days.
Scottish Labour will renew calls for the railways to be taken back into public hands with a day of action.