Fifers warned of travel disruption as Sunday train strike impacts

Fifers have been warned to expect significant disruption to train services on Sunday.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 3:35 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 3:35 pm

A number of key routes will have the vast majority of services cancelled as the RMT strikes in support of increased overtime payments.

Scotrail said some managers and support staff will step in to cover for ticket examiners to help keep a small number of trains and customers moving - but it warned commuters to make alternative plans.

It said there would be limited bus services for key workers at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, and Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

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Kirkcaldy station

Customers are being advised to check their journeys to make sure trains are still running.

Anyone who has already purchased a ticket can travel either the day before or after the strike action. Alternatively, a refund is available.

Phil Campbell, Scotrail head of customer operations, said: “We will do everything we can to minimise the consequences of this action, but recognise that customers will potentially have to find alternative travel solutions.”

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