Delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed.

It’s just as well for First ScotRail that I was in a good mood today. I came in to Edinburgh Waverley after my lectures this afternoon, and I looked up at the departure boards to see which platform I should go to. I couldn’t find my train, so I scanned the board for any mention of Kirkcaldy. I was amazed to see that the 14:45 train hadn’t left yet. That was a bit of a relief.

But then I took a closer look at the board. Delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed, delayed. Every single train was trapped at Waverley due to some kind of problem at Haymarket, which was never fully explained. I can’t find anything about it in the news either.

My train left around seventy minutes after it was supposed to, after we were told that we were all now on the wrong train just minutes before.

3 comments

  1. I was getting automated emails/texts from National Rail alerting me to signalling problems causing cancellations and delays, but by the time I caught my train at Haymarket it was only 5 minutes late.