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S5W-00894: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 20 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what representations it has received from the (a) ScotRail Alliance and (b) Rail Delivery Group regarding (i) door operations on and (ii) other matters about the class 385 trains that ScotRail has on order.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 6 July 2016

The Scottish Government has had representations about priority seat covers, toilet door indicators and external livery from ScotRail for the new class 385 fleet, and has met with both the franchisee Abellio ScotRail and the unions to better understand the issues surrounding the current dispute between the employers and the Rail, Maritime and Transport.