Date lodged: 20 June 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how many jobs could be lost if the class 385 trains that have been ordered by ScotRail are configured for (a) driver-only or (b) driver-controlled operation.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 6 July 2016
As part of the ScotRail franchise contract there is a guarantee of no compulsory redundancies throughout the franchise term. Staffing levels are an operational matter for ScotRail.