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Autumn Tests at Murrayfield

If you are travelling to the Scotland’s upcoming Autumn Tests 2014 games at Murrayfield, we'll be putting measures in place to manage this in the most effective way.

The games :

Saturday 8 November 2014: Scotland v Argentina at Murrayfield. Kick-off at 5.30pm.
Saturday 15 November 2014: Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield. Kick-off at 5.30pm.


Please Note: The newly refurbished Haymarket station has a different layout and a new Rugby queuing system in place. 

A full map is available here.


We’ll be doing everything we can, and you can play your part in making the day run smoothly by following our travel tips:

What we'll be doing to help the day run smoothly:

  • Manage queuing systems at Glasgow Queen Street station before the game, and at Haymarket after, to safely guide customers to next available trains
  • Enforce alcohol bans to help ensure everyone can safely enjoy the day
  • Provide dozens of extra staff - in addition to existing station staff - to assist customers
  • Ensure every available carriage is in use
  • Issue messages through the media, social media, our website, stations, and via partner organisations to keep everyone informed
  • Work in advance with partners including British Transport Police, Scottish Rugby Union, and the council to ensure a co-ordinated approach.

After the match:

At Haymarket after the final whistle, ScotRail staff and signage will direct customers to appropriate queues. The queuing system has changes, please download the map to familiarise yourself.

All customers
To access queues, customers should travel along Roseburn Terrace, West Coates Ave, and Haymarket Terrace staying on the right hand side of the road (avoiding Dalry Road).

Glasgow Queen St via Falkirk High or Dunblane passengers


Please join the queue situated at the front entrance of Rosebury House, and follow the path down through the underpass of the station.

  • Queue A for Glasgow Queen Street
  • Queue B for Dunblane

Northbound, Southbound, Glasgow Central, Airdrie or Bathgate passengers


Please join the queue inside the station.

  • Queue C for Aberdeen/Inverness/Dundee
  • Queue D for Fife
  • Queue E for Glasgow Central
  • Queue F for Milngavie/Helensburgh/Airdrie/Bathgate

What you can do:

  • Be aware of the new layout at the refurbished Haymarket station, and how the new queuing systems will work.
  • Accesss queues after the game via Roseburn Terrace, West Coates and Haymarket Terrace - and please stay on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Buy tickets in advance using the Journey planner on the right of this page or visit a staffed stations or via telesales on 08457 550033.
  • Allow extra time for travel, as services will be very busy 
  • Remember there will be queuing systems at Glasgow Queen Street before the game, and at Haymarket after, to manage the flow of customers through the stations 
  • Choose between three Edinburgh-Glasgow routes : Glasgow Central via Shotts, Glasgow Queen Street High Level via Falkirk High, and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level via Airdrie/Bathgate.
  • Follow any advice provided by British Transport Police, and ScotRail staff on the ground 
  • Avoid drinking or visibly carrying alcohol on Edinburgh trains before and after the game – when a ban will be enforced by British Transport Police. This is in addition to our 9pm to 10am alcohol ban 
  • Get live train running info via our homepage, follow the @ScotRail Twitter feed, or text ‘ScotRail’ to 86688 to download our app 
  • Enjoy the day!