Scotrail Franchise Agreement

Transport Scotland monitors the franchisee`s quality of service through the Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE), a customer-oriented system that measures the quality of facilities in stations and trains. The existing franchise agreement and the content of the contract are maintained. Thanks to the various levers of the treaty, we can continue to hold Abellio to account in all areas where we have concerns and where he could fail. Could you also provide a full breakdown of the agreement for subsequent financing with the franchise agreement? Transport Minister Michael Matheson, who represents the ruling Scottish National Party, did not apologise in his statement. «We are not convinced that the significant increase in public subsidies, which would otherwise be necessary, would bring reasonable benefits to passengers, communities and the economy. I issued a statement today to inform Abellio Scotrail of the decision…