The SNP leader admitted the word "national" could be "hugely problematic".
8000 Apply For 100 Scotrail Train Jobs
More than 8000 people have applied for 100 train driver jobs with Scotrail - in one week.
Successful candidates will get more than £43,000 a year.
Phil Verster, managing director of the ScotRail Alliance, said: “These new roles present a great opportunity for those looking to embark on an exciting new career in the railway.
“Supporting the people of Scotland and the country’s economy is very important to us. Our staff are our biggest asset, and we’re looking forward to welcoming a further batch of driver recruits to ScotRail.”
A police watchdog probe was launched after the remains of the 52-year-old were found in a house in Dumfries in February last year.
The accident happened at about 7.50pm on Thursday in Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire.
More than 70 firefighters were needed to bring the blaze under control at Blochairn Fruit Market in the early hours of Thursday.
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