First ScotRail is a Train Operating Company of the UK that runs rail services across Scotland, to Carlisle, Newcastle and London. Scotrail operates 95% of the passenger rail services in Scotland and runs 2000 services per day.


About ScotRail

First ScotRail run domestic passenger services within Scotland and across the border to the English cities of Newcastle and Carlisle. ScotRail also operates long distance rail services; their Caledonian Sleeper service takes you all the way from London Euston to Scotland. ScotRail is owned by First Group PLC, who also operate First Great Western in the South West of England.


ScotRail Popular Destinations

  • First ScotRail's express service runs between all the major cities of Scotland including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee and Aberdeen.
  • First ScotRail also operate the Highland Main Line, linking Inverness to the South.
  • Their Highland Lines are some of the most scenic rail routes in the United Kingdom, taking you through breath-taking Scottish landscapes; highlights include routes linking Fort William, Oban and Mallaig, and routes to the Kyle of Lochalsh and Wick


ScotRail Caledonian Sleeper

The Caledonain Sleeper is a great, green way to travel across the United Kingdom, the popular service operates between London Euston and Scotland. All the major cities, towns, and even the lesser known ones are served by this service.

You may book seated sleepers through raileasy passengers benefit from spacious reclining seats, reading lights, foot rests and at-seat service. For a fee it sometimes possible to upgrade to one of Caledonian sleeper cabins, which also includes access to the lounge car.


ScotRail Connections to Belfast

Connections to Belfast via Stranraer rail station and the Irish RailSail package are provided by ScotRail, for more information inlcuding timetables & sample fares, please visit our Irish RailSail page


ScotRail Customer Relations Contact Details

Primary phone: 0344 811 0141

ScotRail Customer Relations
PO BOX 7030
Fort William
PH33 6WX

Email address:  

Web address: ScotRail - Enquiries

Cycle Reservations Tel: 0344 811 0141
Assisted Travel Tel: 0800 912 2901


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