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20.03.12

New mobile website for ScotRail

ScotRail has launched a new mobile website, following a 130% increase in the number of people using mobile devices to visit the website.

From Wednesday, visitors will be automatically redirected to the new website, where faster online services will be available, including journey planning, ticket booking and live travel updates.

Graeme Macfarlan, ScotRail’s marketing manager, said: “Demand has soared for a mobile-friendly website to boost the online experience for customers on the move, and commuters in particular.

“The website features fewer pictures and only the most essential elements of ScotRail’s full website, to deliver faster and more efficient access for mobile users.”

Transport minister Keith Brown said: “I’m delighted to see ScotRail launching a new way to keep passengers informed and up to date on what’s happening with their train services.

“The Scottish Government is always keen to see new technologies being embraced and I welcome every scheme like this which helps enhance the rail experience and encourages more people on to the trains inScotland.

“I am sure passengers will be just as pleased to see ScotRail continuing to work towards our shared vision of a better Scottish train service.”

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