SCOTRAIL is encouraging fans travelling to Scotland’s final autumn international match against Argentina at Murrayfield this weekend to plan ahead.

Scotland host the ‘Pumas’ at BT Murrayfield on Saturday, 19 November at 3.15pm.

The train operator is urging fans travelling to the match to plan ahead and allow additional time for travel, particularly on their journey home.

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Building work has restricted access to Haymarket and reduced the capacity within the station by half.

Fans who would normally use Haymarket are asked to consider travelling straight to Edinburgh Waverley after the final whistle to reduce their need to queue, or postponing their travel home until later in the evening. 

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Edinburgh Trams operate a fast and frequent service between the entrance of the stadium and St Andrew Square tram stop - a short walk from Edinburgh Waverley.

Edinburgh City Centre is also accessible from BT Murrayfield by a number of Lothian Bus services (1, 3, 12, 22, 25, 26, 30, 31 or 33).

More information and travel advice for fans is available on the ScotRail website at  

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Phil Campbell, ScotRail Head of Customer Operations, said:  “We’ll be doing everything we can to help fans travel to Murrayfield to see Scotland sign off their autumn international series against Argentina on Saturday.

“To help everyone’s journey run smoothly, we’re adding more services between Edinburgh and Glasgow, and where possible, more seats on key trains to and from Edinburgh. However, customers should plan ahead as services are expected to be busy.

“We’d also encourage customers to travel straight to Edinburgh Waverley to catch their train home after the game due to the limited access and capacity at Haymarket station, or postpone their journey until later in the evening.”