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TRNSMT 2022 Scotland Rail warns of Disruption Of Service When Headliner Ends

ScotRail has warned festival-goers that they won’t be able to take the train home if they stick around to see Paolo Nutini, The Strokes, or a Lewis Capaldi headline.

Music fans set to travel to Glasgow Green for City Center Festival

Some 50,000 music fans are set to travel to Glasgow Green for the City Center Festival, but ScotRail warns gig-goers to check the timetable as their reduced timetable continues to see limited services. Curfew is at 11pm each day, with the last trains coming home from Glasgow Central running a few minutes later on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Scotland’s head of customer operations Phil Campbell warns

“Customers traveling to Transmut on Sundays should be aware that there will be no trains following the incident, so please check your entire journey and find out what alternative transport is available.

That means those who see Scott Lewis Capaldi in the headline slot on Sunday

A wage dispute between Scotland, which was taken into public ownership in April, and union Asleaf saw ScotRail introduce a tentative timetable, a move that saw hundreds of services canceled as train drivers spent overtime and overtime. He was refused work on his rest days.

Accepted recent salary offer of increase

The union has accepted a recent pay proposal of a 5% pay increase and will be presented to its members for approval on July 11. On Friday, Paolo Nutini and Sam Fender are set to play the festival on the main stage and on Saturday , The Strokes are set to entertain the Glasgow Green crowd as well as Falls and Fontaine DC.

On both of those days, the last train to leave from Glasgow Central at Neilston at 11.05 am, to East Kilbride at 11.17, Gaurock at 11.21, Stirling at 11.22 and Air at 11.30.

Meanwhile, the last train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverly will be at 11.45 pm.

The public-owned railway firm has said that space will be limited on final services, and that passengers should check further. And ScotRail has told fans that they may have to use bus replacement services for part of their journey over the weekend. This is because of network rail engineering work between Inverness and Aberdeen, and between Dumfries and Kilmarnock.

Trnsmt isn’t the only incident that has been affected by ScotRail’s driver controversy.

About 290,000 people are expected at the 150th Open in St. Andrews, but tournament organizers have said fans should not use trains. Johnny Cole-Hamilton, the championship’s executive director at The R&A, said he has no access to the next. The week “had no choice but to urge fans not to travel by rail” because “there was a risk that fans traveling by train might not get any service to “bring them home”.

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