Winter Travel


Plan your journey

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Real Time Information

Find out the status of bus and rail services as well as the trunk road network.

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If you're travelling in winter, it's important to be prepared. The following information will help you plan your journey whatever way you're travelling.

Road

Be ready for wintery conditions. Prepare a winter emergency kit and keep it in your car. Your kit should include:

  • first aid kit
  • battery jump leads
  • torch and spare batteries
  • map for unplanned diversions
  • blanket
  • reflective warning sign
  • ice scraper and de-icer
  • shovel for snow
  • Warm clothes, boots and a blanket
  • Some food and a warm drink in a flask

Use our Real Time Information Map to view live incident information sourced directly from Traffic Scotland, as well as live updates from Twitter.

For live updates on gritting routes in Scotland, please visit their information page.

For information on winter driving from Police Scotland, please visit the following page.

Rail

Want to know how the trains are running? View the latest service news here

Hate turning up at the station to find the train delayed? You can register for free disruption alerts to your mobile or email for the specific trains you use.

Disruption information is also available from National Rail Enquires, including a journey planner.

Bus

For local bus updates, live information from Twitter and real time bus departure information, use our Real Time Information Map.

For updates from bus operators, please use the following links: