SCOTRAIL is running extra carriages to and from Edinburgh this weekend as Scotland continues its Six Nations campaign at the BT Murrayfield Stadium.

Scotland will be looking to see if they can follow up on their opening win when they take on Ireland on Saturday. 

Trains are expected to be very busy on Saturday as supporters’ head for the match at Murrayfield which starts at 2.15pm.

To help the day run smoothly, ScotRail have announced more carriages on the Fife Circle line.

The operator has advised to allow more time for travel, as queuing systems may be in place before the match and at Haymarket after the final whistle.

ScotRail will have extra staff on hand to help customers, and a map showing which queue to join at Haymarket is available at:

ScotRail Head of Customer Operations Phil Campbell said: “This is set to be another big game for Scotland, and we’re looking forward to playing our part.

“We’ll be using every available train to make the day run smoothly, with more seats on key services in and out of Edinburgh.

“If you’re going to match, please plan ahead and allow more time for travel as trains will be busy. Buying your tickets in advance will reduce your need to queue.”