This site is very much for the tourists as it majors on the West Highland Line, North Highland Line and short holiday breaks.
Virgin Trains> who operate the west-coast service from London to Scotland have their timetables on-line and can take reservations via the Web.
Virgin Trains East Coast> operate trains from England to Scotland up the east side of the country, for example from London (King's Cross) to Edinburgh.
There is a search facility for train times, using RailTrack's > travel information facilities.
British Ferry Schedules and Services
Ferry companies include Stena Line UK> who operate the Hoverspeed service from Stranraer to the centre of Belfast.
If you fancy a trip on a ferry around the Western Isles then the timetables available on Caledonian MacBrayne> are just the ticket!
Northlink Orkney and Shetland Ferries> have overnight sailings from Aberdeen and several times a day from Scrabster near Thurso in Caithness to Stromness on Orkney.
If you want to travel from John O' Groats to Orkney then the timetables in the John O' Groat Ferries> pages will be useful to you. Even further afield, Smyril Line> visit the Faroë Islands, Iceland and the Shetlands.
Ports and Harbours of the UK web site lists over 950 ports, harbours, jetties and piers around the coastline of the UK, of which more than half are in Scotland. Much of the information for each location is historical, but in some cases up-to-date information is provided on current usage and/or links to the Web pages of the individual ports.
Ports of Scotland Yearbook is a comprehensive reference book for all port users.
This Web site concentrates on illustrations of the livery of most of the Scottish bus companies including:
A number of individual bus companies operating in Scotland have their own Web sites though a surprising number of them do not publish their timetables on their sites. Companies include:
Part of a larger site on Glasgow, this has a map of the "clockwork orange" (so named because of its orange livery and circular route.
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