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Aberdeen Train Station

Aberdeen railway station is Scotland's busiest railway station outside of Glasgow and Edinburgh. It is the main railway station serving the city of Aberdeen and is located in the city centre adjacent to Union Square.

The station has a staffed ticket office although passengers should note that it is not open in the late evening. Passengers are able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of a number of automatic ticket machines located outside the ticket office and on the main concourse.

For passengers with time on their hands retail outlets are located in the Union Square complex which can be accessed from the railway station concourse. Outlets available (at the time of writing) include Boots, Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Marks & Spencer. The facilities in the Union Square complex are open late into the evening and include ATM machines and access to the city's bus station.

Aberdeen railway station is operated by ScotRail and offers passengers inter city, regional and local services throughout Scotland and to the rest of the UK. Sleeper trains are also available. Passengers services are operated by First ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast.

Edinburgh Waverley Train Station

Located in the historic Scottish capital, Edinburgh Waverley railway station offers passengers destinations including King's Cross, Birmingham New Street, North Berwick, Newcastle Central, York and Glasgow and to many other destinations throughout Scotland and England.

Edinburgh Waverley is operated by Network Rail, and is the terminus of the East Coast Main Line which connects London, Peterborough, Doncaster, Wakefield, Leeds, York, Darlington, Newcastle and Edinburgh. The station is also the terminus of the Edinburgh leg of the West Coast Main Line served by Virgin Trains and First TransPennine Express. Passenger services using at the station are operated by East Coast, First TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and First ScotRail.

Facilities at the station include ATM's, First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 21 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.

Princes Mall (formerly the Waverley Shopping Centre), which occupies a column of space (formerly Waverley Market, a live cattle market) nestling between Waverley Station, Waverley Bridge, and Princes' Street, opened in 1985. This mall has benefited from the installation of escalators on the Waverley Steps to Princes' Street in 2011.