Alastair Dalton Journalist
  • Glasgow
  • National World

Alastair Dalton is a specialist news reporter and columnist for The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and the Edinburgh Evening News with a strong track record of breaking major Scottish transport stories and providing incisive coverage and analysis of sector issues across online and print. His most recent industry honour was winning the Finance/Business Journalist of the Year runner-up award at the 2020 Scottish Press Awards.

Published In

The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday

Focus Areas

  • Transport

635 Articles
5 days ago
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Ferguson Marine boss vows to mount 'aggressive' bid for ferries against 'unfair' foreign competition

But interim chief executive John Petticrew also said yard must stop “focusing on ferries”

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5 days ago
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The CalMac electric ferry orders Ferguson Marine is expected to lose and win

Scottish Government funding lifeline seen as vital to securing second contract

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6 days ago
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Why Edinburgh Airport was a breeze compared to nightmare Paris experience - Alastair Dalton

Smaller is not always quieter when it comes to choosing a destination airport

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7 days ago
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SNP pours millions more into ailing Ferguson Marine as ferries go out to tender

The investment was announced as it emerged a contract for seven small electric ferries has been put out to tender

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8 days ago
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Wheelchair passenger's late-night drama attempting to changing trains at main ScotRail station

Lifts switched off and help point intercom not working

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9 days ago
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Passenger anger at mounting ScotRail disruption from late-notice Sunday cancellations

Misery after more services halted on top of major cuts in temporary timetable

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9 days ago
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ScotRail launches 'secret weapon' enabling passengers to get cheaper tickets

Buying two tickets rather than one could cost less

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10 days ago
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Warning for TRNSMT revellers as ScotRail cancels dozens more trains in pay dispute

Number of services halted at short notice doubles

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12 days ago
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Threat of more rail misery as strike ballots at ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper called by RMT union

Members of largest union at Scottish train operators to start voting next week

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12 days ago
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Dramatic cut in ScotRail Sunday trains triggered by drivers' pay dispute

Bigger reduction planned than on weekdays

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13 days ago
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My surprising discoveries while driving into the dark on unfamiliar French roads - Alastair Dalton

My encounters with some good and not so good features of the French road system

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14 days ago
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ScotRail suspends 600 services and cuts timetable amid escalating driver dispute

Hundreds of trains a day to be suspended as pay row intensifies

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