Extra festival capacity for Borders line

The ScotRail Alliance is urging people going to Edinburgh’s August festivals to plan their journeys in advance, as it announced more services, late-night trains and extra carriages for the three-week extravaganza.

Thousands of people will travel to Edinburgh for the events, which means services will be much busier than normal.

For this Borders Railway line, this means that there will be there will be a substantial increase in the number of carriages on services departing Edinburgh on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. This will also provide extra capacity on journeys into the capital during the weekend.

Read the full article on ScotRail's website.