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Warning of rail line dangers as testing begins

Overhead power cables on the main Edinburgh-Glasgwo line will be live for testing from Saturday, September 2.

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Expansion underway at Edinburgh Airport

Expansion underway at Edinburgh Airport

Work on an £80 milion expansion to Edinburgh Airport has begun to cope with anticipated sharp rise in passengers.

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Residents rail against Bo’ness Road closure

Residents rail against Bo’ness Road closure

Over 3000 residents have signed an online petition against the closure of a public road which connects Grangemouth with Bo’ness.

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Police are appealing for information.

Elderly woman dies after fall on bus

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly passenger died following a fall on a bus in Linlithgow High Street.

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Driver Graeme Turton, Marion Hunter Rab Jeffrey of the Bo'ness and Area Community Bus Association.

Bus looking for bags of help

The Bo’ness and Area Community Bus Association SCIO is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Royal opening for Queensferry Crossing

Royal opening for Queensferry Crossing

HM The Queen will officially open the Queensferry Crossing on Septmber 4.

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Diversions are in place in the Old Town.

Motorists to face travel disruption, warns Scottish Water

Motorists in Winchburgh are being warned of travel disruption for at least four weeks.

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More misery for rail passengers

More misery for rail passengers

Rail communters have been hit by delays this morning after a signalling fault affected the busy Glasgow to Edinburgh line.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Visitors to a museum in Bo’ness will come across a steam train which is being celebrated for its role in shaping Scotland’s history.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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Disruption to trains after power failure

Disruption to trains after power failure

Rail passengers are affected this evening as a power failure at Haymarket station affected services.

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The Citizens Advice Bureau produced a report on parking fines and offers help to the public on how to deal with them if issued

Parking fines are ‘offensively excessive’

Citizens Advice Bureau is warning drivers that it is legal for retailers to apply parking charges for using their car parks as more people wind up in court for refusing to pay.

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The Bo'ness Community Bus service is going from strength to strength. Picture: Michael Gillen

Bus’ green light for timetable extension

A community bus group is a step closer towards having a permanent service in place after an extended timetable was approved.

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Motorists face travel disruption

Motorists face travel disruption

Motorists are being warned of travel disruption as work begins on road repairs in Linlithgow for around two weeks.

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Major roadworks to cause traffic disruption on bridge

Major roadworks to cause traffic disruption on bridge

Motorists are being warned to expect delays at the Kincardine Bridge over the coming weeks while maintenance work is carried out.

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Traffic disruption on Main Street

Traffic disruption on Main Street

Motorists are being warned to expect some travel disruption when work begins on essential sewer work in Kirkliston.

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