ScotRail announce special Edinburgh Festival timetable

  • Edinburgh Festival Guide
  • 28 July 2009

This article is from 2009.

ScotRail announce special Edinburgh Festival timetable

Late trains to Glasgow, Inverkeithing and North Berwick and special Firework arrangements

This article is from 2009. View the 2012 Festival train service information.

A new late-night train to North Berwick is among this year’s services. The service will run on Fridays and Saturdays and depart at 2337 - 30 minutes after the usual last train.

Late night services to Glasgow Queen Street will depart from Edinburgh Monday to Friday at 0001 and at 0030 on Saturday and Sunday mornings during the Festivals. There will also be a later train to Inverkeithing on Friday nights at 2350 from 14 August.

Many trains will have extra carriages.

ScotRail is also providing extra trains from Edinburgh for the Bank of Scotland Fireworks on Sunday 6 September, including a special service for people in the Newcraighall and Brunstane areas. Note that none of the additional services provided for the Fireworks will call at Haymarket. A queuing system will be in place and customers need to go to Edinburgh Waverley following the fireworks.

Service detail

The 2337 Edinburgh Waverley - North Berwick service will call at Musselburgh, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Longniddry, Drem and North Berwick. It will run on Fridays from 7 August - 4 September inclusive and on Saturdays from 8 August - 5 September inclusive.

Edinburgh - Glasgow Queen Street services will depart at 0001 Monday morning (ie Sunday night) - Friday morning (ie Thursday night) from 10 August until 4 September.

There will also be a 0030 Saturday morning (ie Friday night) service from 8 August until 5 September, and Sunday morning (ie Saturday night) service from 9-30 August.

Edinburgh - Glasgow Queen Street services will call at Linlithgow, Polmont, Falkirk High, Croy and Glasgow Queen Street.

The 2350 service to Inverkeithing, running on Fridays from 14 August until 4 September, will call at South Gyle, Dalmeny, North Queensferry and Inverkeithing.


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