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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-01688: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 July 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with (a) the UK Government and (b) Network Rail regarding the extension of driver-controlled operations on ScotRail services.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 22 August 2016

Transport Scotland meets regularly with a range of industry stakeholders including Network Rail and the Department of Transport to discuss a range of topics including industrial relations issues. The Minister for Transport and Islands has also recently had a number of discussions with both the RMT and the ScotRail Alliance to encourage both parties to continue to talk in order to find an operational solution.