Transport Minister Humza Yousaf warns Abellio to improve Scotrail service or face losing £7billion contract

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf warns Abellio to improve Scotrail service or face losing £7billion contract
 

THE Dutch company operating Scotland’s trains have been warned they could be stripped of their contract within months.
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has vowed to terminate Abellio’s deal to run ScotRail if train delays and cancellations get worse.
The £7billion, 10-year contract has a clause allowing it to be cancelled if only 84.3 per cent of trains are on time or less than five minutes late.
Previously it had been thought the Scottish Government could only end the contract at the halfway point in 2020.
Yousaf is under pressure to take action over Abellio’s dismal service which has... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: Daily Record
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