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Rail News: Issue Issue 17 3 Dec 2010

East Coast reports rising demand as travellers battle cold weather

Intercity rail operator East Coast has revealed that it is currently carrying more than a third more passengers than at the same time last year as a result of the current cold snap.

The company says that it will continue to run a special timetable between Edinburgh and London across the weekend, as staff keep work hard day and night to keep trains on the move.

Statistics released today showed the extent to which airline passengers between Scotland and London have switched to the train during...

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