Scottish Rail Holdings

SRH enables provision of the best possible rail service for Scotland; connecting people and places to help make Scotland a great place to live, work, and visit.

  • ScotRail

    Providing intercity, regional and suburban rail services across Scotland, serving people and communities across Scotland, the ScotRail passenger operation is one of the most complex in Great Britain. Over 2,000 services are operated every weekday, delivering over 63 million journeys annually, using some 800 trains, from over 350 stations. Over 5,000 people are employed directly by ScotRail, and last year ScotRail spent £19 million on SMEs across Scotland.

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  • Caledonian Sleeper

    Caledonian Sleeper is a gateway to a world of possibilities with our overnight rail service bringing you the flavours of Scotland and comfort travelling between London and Scotland.

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About us

Scottish Rail Holdings (SRH) is an arm’s length company set up and owned by the Scottish Government which has the responsibility for the ownership and oversight for both ScotRail Trains Ltd (SRT) and Caledonian Sleeper Ltd (CSL).

Following decision taken by the Scottish Government that the railway in Scotland should be in public ownership, SRT has been in public ownership since 1st April 2022 and CSL since 25th June 2023.

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What we do

Our role is to ensure that the necessary arrangements are put in place to mobilise a wholly-owned new company of the Scottish Government which will be named Scottish Rail Holdings Limited.

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Who we are

A number of roles have been created at Board level including a Chief Executive Officer, Finance Director, and a Rail Business Director.

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SRH is a supportive place to work, filled with great people, where you can start or further develop your career.

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