Petition is successful with 6,379 signatures
To: Michael Matheson MSP, Minister for Transport of the Scottish Government
Public Ownership of Scotland’s Railway
On 17 March 2021, Transport Secretary Michael Matheson finally announced that the ScotRail franchise will be brought back into public ownership from 1 April 2022, when Abellio's contract ends.
Thanks to everyone who signed our petition, first launched the day after the Independence Referendum in September 2014. It has been a long fight, but we did it!!