- Transport - Trains
Scotrail Rail Network serves the major towns and cities in Scotland
and there are a number of daily trains to London via the East Coast
or the West Coast Routes. The main operators from London to Scotland
are Great North Eastern Railways (GNER) and Virgin.
Edinburgh there are regular services between Glasgow, the Lothian
region, Perth, Dundee and Aberdeen. Services to Inverness run from
Perth and Aberdeen. From there, services operate to Wick, Thurso
and the Kyle of Lochalsh.
is the gateway to the west coast of Scotland covering Oban, Fort
William and Mallaig at the southern access to Skye. Travelling to
or from Ireland, Glasgow is reached from Stranraer harbour.
trains travel through some of the most beautiful scenery in the
world. The Western Highland Line, the Kyle line and the Far North
Line are famous routes.
travel and timetable information, fare information and online booking
is available from ScotRail
08457 48 49 50.
Stations in Scotland
Located in the city centre on Guild Street. Aberdeen connects
with the Highland line including Thurso, Wick & Inverness, and
services from Fife, Perth, Dundee & Edinburgh.
This is Edinburgh's main railway station and is located in the
city centre between Princes Street and Market Street. Edinburgh
connects with rail services from London and the South via Berwick
upon Tweed, East Coast Services between Stirling, Perth, Kirkcaldy,
Dundee, Aberdeen, Aviemore and Inverness. Trains from Edinburgh
also connect to the West Coast via Glasgow.
Glasgow has two main line train stations and an underground
Use this station for West Coast Services to Stranraer, Ayr, Dumfries
and services from London and the South via Carlisle.
On the corner of George Square.
Use this station for trains to the East Coast, trains from Edinburgh,
Stirling, Perth, Dundee and Invernes, and travel to West Coast of
Scotland to Oban, Fort William and Mallaig.
10 minutes to walk between the two stations.
The Glasgow Underground is a single loop called the Circle Line
that links 15 stations in the city and takes around 24 minutes for
an entire circuit. Directions are indicated as "Outer Circle"
(clockwise) and "Inner Circle" (anti-clockwise).
Inverness Railway Station
It is located in the city centre on Academy Street. The Highland
Line for Thurso and Wick, or the scenic Kyle Line to the Kyle of
Lochalsh leave from this station.
Tel:+44 08457 48 49 50
North Eastern Railway
Rail Enquiry Service
Tel: 0845 748 4950
Jacobite Steam Train
round trip from Fort William that runs past Ben Nevis, Britain's
highest peak, crosses the famous 21 arch Glenfinnan viaduct and
gives you an hour in the fishing village Mallaig.