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Bridge drivers who defy bans may face tougher sanctions

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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Train misery with delays for commuters

Train misery with delays for commuters

Rail commuters are facing delays tonight on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.

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Falkirk High Station pre-1915

Rail line celebrates 175th anniversary

It’s Scotland’s busiest passenger railway and a vital link between the nation’s capital and its largest city.

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Bridge misery for motorists

Bridge misery for motorists

Motorists were warned to expect delays as temporary traffic lights on the Kincardine Bridge are currently out of order.

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There were massive tailbacks last month due to overturned lorry closing Forth Road Bridge. Pic: Michael Gillen

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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The Kincardine Bridge will be resurfaced leading to some closures

Kincardine Bridge repair work will mean some disruption

Motorists using the Kincardine Bridge (A985) can expect weeks of disruption and some closures as essential maintenance is carried out.

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In pictures: Final link goes in on Queensferry Crossing

The last section of the new Queensferry Crossing has been lifted into place, completing the 1.7-mile link across the Forth.

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Replacement of the expansion joints was postponed until after the Queensferry Crossing opens

Major roadworks on Forth Road Bridge after Queensferry Crossing opens

The long-delayed replacement of worn-out expansion joints under the Forth Road Bridge's carriageways is to go ahead next year.

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A woman has been struck by a bus on Princes St. Stock Image

Man dies and woman seriously injured after road accident

A man has died and a woman has been seriously injured after a road accident near Dalmeny.

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Rab Jeffrey with wife Helen, right and volunteer Rhona Lapsley. Picture: Michael Gillen

‘New bus will help bring visitors to our attractions’

A new bus service to and from Edinburgh could be created to help Bo’ness residents get to the capital and bring visitors to the town’s attractions.

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Traffic will be diverted around the Kincardine Bridge on Monday night/Tuesday morning

Overnight closure on busy route

A busy route will be closed overnight next week to improve road markings.

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The bridge closure has caused traffic chaos

Officials hope to re-open Forth Road Bridge tomorrow morning

Forth Road Bridge chiefs hope to re-open the crossing for tomorrow morning’s rush hour after a juggernaut was blown over in 74mph winds early today.

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Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Drivers using the Forth Road Bridge have been warned that they face delays this evening, even if it is reopened after this morning’s closure.

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Delays for motorists mount up

Delays for motorists mount up

Rush hour motorists are being hit be delays this morning

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The Union Canal at Linlithgow

Draining of Union Canal provides a unique opportunity

Thousands of fish are to be moved as part of the first draining of the Union Canal for decades.

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Teenager dies on rail line

Teenager dies on rail line

A 16-year-old died after being struck by a train on the busy inter-city line yesterday.

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Train delays after death on line

Train delays after death on line

Rush hour rail passengers are facing delays after a death on the inter-city line between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Lower bus fare plea

Lower bus fare plea

An MSP has called on travel firm First to cut Bo’ness travellers a break this Christmas and lower bus fares.

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Council call to freeze 2017 rail fares

Council call to freeze 2017 rail fares

West Lothian councillors are set to support a motion calling for a freeze in rail fares to help hard-up passengers.

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