The Evening Express can reveal the planned closures of the Aberdeen to Huntly line as part of the £300 million scheme to dual the track between Aberdeen and Inverness.
The ScotRail franchise has been described as a “shambles” amid calls for the Scottish Government to end the agreement.
ScotRail was handed an advance payment of taxpayer funding despite concerns over falling performance levels, it has emerged.
MSPs will vote later on a Labour call for Scotland’s railway services to be taken back into public ownership at the earliest opportunity.
Rail services in the north-east have returned to normal after a fire next to the track between Perth and Dundee.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said talks will be held with ScotRail over falling performance levels and the practice of emptying train toilets onto tracks.
A railway union has called for urgent action to prevent train operator ScotRail from breaking an agreement not to dump human waste on Scotland’s railways.
ScotRail’s performance level is at its lowest since the franchise began, according to latest figures.
A north-east train derailment was caused by a failure of points on the track, it was revealed today.
A transport operator has launched proposals to revamp three railway stations in the north-east.
Rail passengers faced major rush-hour disruption after engineering works overran near Glasgow Queen Street.
Rail passengers are facing major disruption after engineering works overran near Glasgow Queen Street.
Trains running to Glasgow Queen Street have resumed following engineering works which overran.
Two Aberdeen trains have been cancelled this evening due to a signalling fault.
ScotRail has warned of the dangers of trespassing after an Aberdeen man brazenly crossed the tracks at Kirkcaldy Railway Station.
ScotRail is urging Dons fans heading to Glasgow for the League Cup semi-final to plan ahead.
The first of the new trains taken out of service following the discovery of a technical fault has returned to work this weekend after the problem was resolved, ScotRail has announced.
Rail services to and from Aberdeen are back on track after a derailment halted journeys for almost 48 hours.
The stricken train was moved back on to the track today with specialist lifting equipment – however at least 10 sleepers need replaced and repaired.
A trade union has called on the Transport Secretary to resign after it emerged the Scottish Government will not enforce ScotRail’s contract over the next year.
Rail services between Dundee and Aberdeen remain suspended after a train derailed near Stonehaven.
The new multi-million-pound fleet of “high-speed” trains running between Aberdeen and Edinburgh will not make journeys significantly quicker until at least next December.
Aberdeen rail passengers have seen major disruption after services travelling south of the city were cancelled following a train derailment.
Trains will be suspended until 6pm tomorrow after a derailment on the Stonehaven line.
A series of new high-speed trains are to be unveiled in Aberdeen next week.
Rail commuters in the north-east are facing delays this morning due to a signalling fault.
Railway workers have voted to indefinitely ban working overtime and rest days in a dispute over pay equality.
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.
ScotRail has taken its newest trains out of service following the discovery of a technical fault.
Trains between Aberdeen and Inverness have been delayed due to a signalling fault.