To: Humza Yousaf

Stop Scotrail Skipping Stops

Stop Scotrail Skipping Stops

End the practice of trains cancelling part routes and skipping stops to make up time.

Why is this important?

Commuters have had enough of the daily train lottery.

Will the train be running and will it stop? Or will I again be left standing on the platform to wait for the next train in the hope it is actually running, perhaps even watching the train roll past without stopping because it's running 8 minutes late?
And if I get on a train will it be going to my stop or will I be left stranded 3 stops before my destination?
Will I get to work on time?
Will I get home to collect the kids from school?
Will I make that appointment?
Or will I get let down by Scotrail yet again?
Sound familiar....

Despite Scotrail claiming skipping stops is a last resort, on a number of routes it appears to be a daily occurrence.
Commuters are paying for a service and the service they are receiving is not acceptable. Is it too much to ask that trains start where they are supposed to, stop at timetabled stops and actually reach their destination?

The practice of stop skipping in order to manipulate performance statistics must be stopped.


Reasons for signing

  • I signed so that I could leave a comment asking 1. how else you would get late trains back on time . When someone takes ill and the train has to wait for an ambulance or when there is a diruptive passenger and the train waits on the police. Should these trains run around 20 min late all day? Or should action be taken to get it back on time 2. Remind everyone that scotrail have not increased their prices . The scottish goverment have increased the prices.
  • Fed up of scotrails atrocious service
  • Try that with me on board... I'll shore you how to stop a train.... Remember who pays to travel you nonces.


2017-12-02 11:10:14 +0000

100 signatures reached

2017-12-01 09:17:35 +0000

50 signatures reached

2017-12-01 07:27:37 +0000

25 signatures reached

2017-11-30 10:53:54 +0000

10 signatures reached