Crisis-hit Scotrail network run to fund Dutch trains, firm admits

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

 
2 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 50
Source: Daily Record
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