Crisis-hit Scotrail network run to fund Dutch trains, firm admits
THE firm responsible for Scotland’s crisis-hit rail network have admitted our trains are run for the benefit of commuters in Holland.
Business documents penned by the parent company of the Dutch firm who operate ScotRail boast the contract is used to make healthy profits on “limited investment”.
The boss of Utrecht-based Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), who own ScotRail operators Abellio, says passengers in the Netherlands must benefit from the firm’s work overseas.
The claims are a bitter pill to swallow for Scotland’s commuters who are routinely hit with cancellations, long delays and... read more
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