SCOTRAIL has issued a new update on Tuesday morning following the “extraordinary damage” caused by Storm Isha as it prepares for Storm Jocelyn to hit.

The rail operator confirmed that several lines still remain closed while safety checks are carried out and people have been encouraged to check for the latest information via the app or website.

In a statement posted on Twitter/X at 6.46am on Tuesday morning, ScotRail confirmed the following routes remain closed:

  • Wick line
  • Gourock line
  • Wemyss Bay line
  • East Kilbride line
  • Cathcart Circle/Neilston/Newton line
  • Pitlochry-Perth line
  • Stirling-Perth line
  • Glasgow Queen Street/Falkirk Grahamston via Cumbernauld line
  • Dumfries-Kilmarnock line
  • Motherwell-Whifflet line
  • Helensburgh-Hyndland line
  • Bathgate/Airdrie line

A separate post added: “Tickets for travel dated January 20-26 can now be used any day this week, up to and including Friday, January 26.”

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The operator also confirmed that it had arranged for rail tickets to be accepted on a number of bus routes (shown below).

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It comes after ScotRail also confirmed on Monday evening that all services will be suspended from 7pm this evening as Storm Jocelyn arrives.

The statement added that any trains which are able to depart prior to 7pm will complete their journey but that “no services will run after that time”.

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There will also be no rush-hour services on Wednesday morning due to “extreme weather”.

A number of weather warnings have been issued due to the incoming storm, including an amber alert for western Scotland.